Meaning of GOLF in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈgälf, ˈgȯlf, ˈgäf, ˈgȯf sometimes ]

ˈgəlf noun

Usage: often attributive

Etymology: Middle English (Scots)

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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.