links·​man ˈliŋ(k)s-mən How to pronounce linksman (audio)
: 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, 22 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of linksman was in 1937

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“Linksman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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