tee up

Definition of tee up

golf
:to place (a ball) on a tee
  • It's time to tee up.
  • He teed the ball up.

Word by Word Definitions

tee play
  1. : the letter t

  2. : something shaped like a capital T

  3. : a mark aimed at in various games (such as curling)

  1. : a small mound or a peg on which a golf ball is placed before being struck at the beginning of play on a hole

  2. : a device for holding a football in position for kicking

  3. : an adjustable post on which a ball is placed for batting (as in T-ball)

  1. : to place (a ball) on a tee

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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