duck hook


: a pronounced and unintended hook in golf
duck-hook transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

1973, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of duck hook was in 1973

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Cite this Entry

“Duck hook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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