transitive verb
chili-dipped; chili-dipping; chili-dips

Definition of chili-dip

US, golf, informal : to mishit (a shot, especially a chip shot) by hitting the ground before the ball Jordan bogeys the 1st hole when he chili-dips a chip shot and two-putts from the fringe.— E. M. Swift, Sports Illustrated, 14 Aug. 1989

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Other Words from chili-dip

chili-dip noun, plural chili-dips
I three-putted five greens. I hit my usual three or four chili-dips. — Garry Smits, Florida Times-Union, 27 Aug. 2000

First Known Use of chili-dip

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Chili-dip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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