links·​man | \ ˈliŋ(k)s-mən How to pronounce linksman (audio) \

Definition of linksman

: one who plays golf

Examples of linksman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The President, especially in certain Republican circles, carries a considerable cache, meaning being member of his club, a guest at his hotel or a linksman at one of his golf courses is a status symbol. Dan Merica, CNN, "Trump visited his properties over 100 times this year," 22 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of linksman

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Linksman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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