birdie

noun
bird·​ie | \ ˈbər-dē How to pronounce birdie (audio) \
plural birdies

Definition of birdie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a little bird
2 : a golf score of one stroke less than par on a hole — compare eagle entry 1
3 : shuttlecock In Asia, badminton is an obsession … . In one preliminary match in Malaysia, 21,000 people came out to watch the speeding birdie.— Jennifer Boeth

birdie

verb
birdied; birdieing

Definition of birdie (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to score a birdie on

Examples of birdie in a Sentence

Noun

I made a birdie on the fifth hole. I made birdie on the fifth hole.

Verb

She birdied the second hole.
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First Known Use of birdie

Noun

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1921, in the meaning defined above

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birdie

noun

English Language Learners Definition of birdie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small bird
golf : a score of one stroke less than par on a hole

birdie

verb

English Language Learners Definition of birdie (Entry 2 of 2)

: to score a birdie on (a hole in golf)

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