golf cart


Definition of golf cart

1 : a small cart for wheeling a golf bag around a golf course
2 : a motorized cart for carrying golfers and their equipment over a golf course

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Examples of golf cart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group sped off in the golf cart to flee the violence, Wilkins said. Jay R. Jordan, Houston Chronicle, "Teen shot while riding on golf cart with friends in Acres Homes," 24 June 2020 Visitors can trek around on foot, or rent a golf cart from one of the local shops to explore the island and take in the scenic views. Molly O'brien, Travel + Leisure, "Visit One of These 8 Western U.S. Destinations for a Taste of Traveling Abroad," 13 June 2020 There are clips from a joint news conference — including neat footage of them riding together on the back of a golf cart going to and from the event — and plenty of sound bites from ’98 in which each extols the other’s virtues. Steve Kroner,, "ESPN’s ‘Long Gone Summer’ illuminates McGwire-Sosa HR chase of 1998," 12 June 2020 The man slammed into Jones’ vehicle and clipped a golf cart parked on the property before peeling off. Fox News, "Bloody corpses found on Florida beach may be linked to dramatic I-95 chase: police," 11 June 2020 The risk in golf comes with sharing equipment or being in the same golf cart together. oregonlive, "Sports are starting to return, but how much coronavirus risk is involved in playing? A sport-by-sport look," 10 June 2020 After the march ended, a Kenton County Sheriff's golf cart drove some demonstrators back to their cars. Cole Behrens,, "Fort Mitchell protest: More than 200 gather for George Floyd rally in Northern Kentucky," 6 June 2020 The Stewards group and USFWS staff host free golf cart tours out of the visitor center from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of every month from May through September. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Eagle trio along Mississippi River captures online attention, but they might not be viewable for much longer," 5 Mar. 2020 The golf cart trundles over a potholed path, jagged with bare pipes and winds past an eerie landscape of deserted cabins, overgrown brush and felled trees. Emily Palmer, New York Times, "Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins," 20 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of golf cart

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of golf cart was in 1899

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1 Jul 2020

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“Golf cart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of golf cart

: a small car that is used to carry golfers and their equipment around a golf course

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