mulligan

play
noun mul·li·gan \ˈmə-li-gən\

Definition of mulligan

  1. :  a free shot sometimes given a golfer in informal play when the previous shot was poorly played

Origin and Etymology of mulligan

probably from the name Mulligan


First Known Use: 1933

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