Meaning of GOLF in English


Pronunciation: ' gälf, ' go ̇ lf, ' gäf, ' go ̇ f sometimes ' g ə lf

Function: noun

Usage: often attrib

Etymology: Middle English (Sc)

Date: 15th century

: a game in which a player using special clubs attempts to sink a ball with as few strokes as possible into each of the 9 or 18 successive holes on a course

– golf intransitive verb

– golf · er noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.