1

birdie

play
noun bird·ie \ˈbər-dē\

Definition of birdie

  1. 1 :  a little bird

  2. 2 :  a golf score of one stroke less than par on a hole — compare eagle

Examples of birdie in a sentence

  1. I made a birdie on the fifth hole.

  2. I made birdie on the fifth hole.

1768

First Known Use of birdie

1768


2

birdie

verb bird·ie

Definition of birdie

birdied

birdieing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to score a birdie on

Examples of birdie in a sentence

  1. She birdied the second hole.

1921

First Known Use of birdie

1921


BIRDIE Defined for English Language Learners

1

birdie

play
noun bird·ie \ˈbər-dē\

Definition of birdie for English Language Learners

  • : a small bird

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


2

birdie

verb bird·ie

Definition of birdie for English Language Learners

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up birdie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an alert or lookout

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ