short game

noun

Definition of short game

1 : the phase of golf in which accuracy of direction and control of limited distance (as in approach play or putting) are factors of first importance — compare long game
2 : a card game in which not all the cards are dealt

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“Short game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short%20game. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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