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birdie

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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.

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First Known Use of birdie

1768


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birdie

verb bird·ie

Definition of birdie

birdied

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birdieing

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

Examples of birdie in a Sentence

  1. She birdied the second hole.

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First Known Use of birdie

1921


BIRDIE Defined for English Language Learners

birdie

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noun

Definition of birdie for English Language Learners

  • : a small bird

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

birdie

verb

Definition of birdie for English Language Learners

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

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