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putter

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noun put·ter \ˈpu̇-tər\

Definition of putter

  1. :  one that puts a putter of questions

14th Century

First Known Use of putter

14th century


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putter

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noun putt·er \ˈpə-tər\

Definition of putter

  1. 1 :  a golf club used in putting

  2. 2 :  one who putts

1743

First Known Use of putter

1743


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putter

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verb put·ter \ˈpə-tər\

Definition of putter

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to move or act aimlessly or idly

  3. 2 :  to work at random :  tinker

putterer

play \-tər-ər\ noun

Examples of putter in a Sentence

  1. the motorboat puttered across the lake

Origin and Etymology of putter

alteration of potter


First Known Use: 1827



PUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

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putter

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verb put·ter \ˈpə-tər\

Definition of putter for English Language Learners

  • : to make small popping sounds while moving slowly


PUTTER Defined for Kids

putter

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verb put·ter \ˈpə-tər\

Definition of putter for Students

puttered

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puttering

  1. :  to act or work without much purpose She enjoys puttering around the garden.


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