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▪ He holed the putt with ease.
putting a gloss on
▪ The minister was accused of putting a gloss on the government’s poor performance.
putting green
putting up posters
▪ A team of volunteers were putting up posters.
▪ It's home, and the film centre and restaurant are his rather grand way of putting down some roots.
▪ The first time in the forest Hansel used his intelligence appropriately by putting down white pebbles to mark the path home.
▪ Either Quinn knew just what he was doing or he was going to provoke the kidnapper into putting down the phone.
▪ Polly said to them, putting down her fork.
▪ But the minute I went away reviewers started putting down films I loved and viceversa.
▪ Emily unlocked the door and moved into the cool of the hallway, putting down her bag gratefully.
▪ While he was putting down the plates, Loretta made up her mind.
▪ They were areas with a shifting working-class population, and ideal for putting down bohemian roots.
▪ Labour would again be putting forward its 1992 manifesto plan for a training investment contribution, said Mr McLeish.
▪ First, he or she may be responsible for putting forward new legislation.
▪ A 50% student for instance will think twice before putting forward one of his ideas for discussion with a group of 60% students.
▪ It is putting forward the best possible case for the prison service.
▪ They will start putting forward a more balanced picture next Sunday.
▪ Those putting forward a project which is turned down have no appeal.
▪ However, they had called the egm and were putting forward a resolution which would remove four of their opponents from office.
▪ I do not myself think that this alternative is correct, but it would be worth putting forward in court.
▪ The council would spend £10m more than Governments limits, putting off the need for drastic cuts.
▪ Then he was putting off telling Spider.
▪ It is a time when people, putting off the reality of Monday morning, don't want to be disturbed.
▪ People are alarmed that women are putting off marriage longer and longer.
▪ The reader's time and money would be better spent reading that classic novel you have been putting off for years.
▪ M., putting off the ceremonial visit to the following morning.
▪ We found the locals don't like to talk about it for fear of putting off money-spinning tourists.
▪ I thanked Arthur again, even though I knew it meant putting off the Army physical to another time.
▪ The development control sub-committee gave planning permission and will now begin putting out and accepting tenders for the work.
▪ Not that many years ago, putting out a newspaper was not that exact.
▪ He moved over and putting out his hand found the switch of the bedside light.
▪ Bethany said softly, putting out the cigarette.
▪ It suits the firm which has cut costs by firing regular employees and putting out work to people like her.
▪ The fifth morning after Hermes' visit found Odysseus putting out to sea before a fair wind over quiet waters.
▪ A great many people are involved in putting out a newspaper.
▪ She kept putting out and putting out and nothing was coming in.
▪ Recognising an opportunity area is not quite the same as putting together a specific concept and a plan of operating.
▪ They rose to the bait and decided they needed to prove a point, putting together their nine-piece Bootsy Collins-featuring live band.
▪ In fact, Boeino borrowed frorn everyone it could in putting together its new approach.
▪ Some people think you just play records, when in fact you're putting together a whole programme.
▪ This is done by putting together sequence after sequence, then dubbing on to a master tape.
▪ Nor is it the selecting and putting together of parts of apparently diverse lessons from the past.
▪ They are adept at arranging huge loans, underwriting stock offerings and putting together multinational mergers.
▪ Don't strain your eyes by putting up with poor lighting.
▪ Instead of dragging everything into the open and putting up a fight, I held on in silence.
▪ After putting up with it for several weeks, she telephoned the plant.
▪ Companies putting up factories at Subic can import goods for free and pay only a 5 percent tax on gross income.
▪ Male speaker Besides putting up the boxes we've produced other habitats.
▪ Looking slightly insulted, she nevertheless left without putting up any fuss.
▪ I made Joanna respectable by putting up my anchor lantern, made myself a mug of cocoa, and turned in.
▪ Even your basic beach motel is putting up faux columns.
▪ She walked towards the khthons putting her arms up.
▪ I felt like putting my arms around her right away.
▪ In the distance she heard another car, and putting up her arms began to run towards it, waving and shouting.
▪ I observed Bea putting her arm around me with a detached curiosity and listened to the pet names she whispered to me.
▪ He was for ever putting his arm round surly Arthur and inquiring after the score with a beam on his face.
▪ So much can be conveyed by putting your arms around some one's shoulders or giving them a kiss.
▪ You were always too busy putting your arms around Rebecca.
▪ With the way she had carried on smiling, stifling the grief, putting on her brave face to the world?
▪ Whether in denial or putting on a brave face, the delegates professed to be unperturbed by those numbers.
▪ She spent the next 18 months putting a brave face on her illness, with lots of loving support from George.
▪ He pray and putting the powder on face and take out the pop.
▪ Perhaps some of them are good at putting on a face, saving the grim reality for private moments.
▪ No one said a word all of us were consciously putting on a brave face.
▪ He snuffed out the candle and, putting his face over the glass chimney of the lamp, blew out the flame.
▪ Ellwood crouched down in front of her, putting their faces close together.
▪ E for elevation, otherwise known as putting your feet up.
▪ The commissioner still thinks of himself as the boss, capable of putting a foot down here or there.
▪ I was looking at this, and not at where I was putting my feet.
▪ That boy needs a lot of teaching, he thought, putting his feet up.
▪ Just imagine jumping in and putting your feet through it.
▪ She climbed off reluctantly, leaning against the door, putting her feather-soft foot in his lap.
▪ Stepping ahead: A North-East chiropody department is putting its best foot forward in a bid for a healthcare award.
▪ Their prey is kept in a state of constant unease, afraid of putting a foot into a hidden trap.
▪ This caused some of the other children to titter, quickly putting their hands over their mouths to stifle the sound.
▪ He became very emotional, started crying and kept putting his hands together in that way of his.
▪ I quickly declined his offer by shaking my head and putting my hands above my head in mock surrender.
▪ Cassie caught her breath, putting her hand over her mouth to stop herself from crying out.
▪ I remember Anne suddenly laughing, which she never does, and putting her hand on my arm.
▪ Another moaned that Johnny was a little slow putting his hand in pocket.
▪ She groped vaguely for her handbag, then found that Luke was putting it into her hand.
▪ This response of putting the hands out and throwing the head back is certainly not a reaction learned during flying training.
▪ Instead of putting his head down and charging, Balshaw chipped and chased.
▪ He was as cranky as a bad-tempered goat, always putting his head down and charging into things that annoyed him.
▪ However, as with all fostering schemes, it was seen as more than just a means of putting roofs over heads.
▪ The young man or woman sings along with the song again again, putting their head back as they do so.
▪ Some one else putting his head round my door!
▪ He laughs, too, putting his head back and looking at the ceiling.
▪ You can elaborate on this sampler idea by putting the words inside another design.
▪ Then we got the idea of putting a big piece of muslin across the whole ceiling.
▪ The idea of putting the army on an island is preposterous.
▪ The idea of putting large numbers of people to sleep struck me at first as being eminently sensible.
▪ The idea of putting warning labels on drinks packaging is a simplistic and ineffective attempt to resolve a complex issue.
▪ Bush doesn't like the idea of putting any conditions on tax cuts.
▪ Somehow I had picked up the idea that putting the patient in a tub of hot water sometimes had the desired effect.
▪ If I were a Brown lackey, I would have applauded his idea of putting global-positioning navigation systems on Muni buses.
▪ An excellent means of putting money in the pockets of the poor without burdening taxpayers.
▪ People are coming back from holiday and putting their money to work.
▪ Staff can add credit on to their cards by putting money into card machines in the building.
▪ It leads to a crime: Some one is murdering claimants and putting their insurance money to private use.
▪ The only way in which that can be addressed sensibly is by putting extra money into the basic state pension.
▪ The people believed, and many of them were putting money into improving their homes, modernizing their small businesses.
▪ We are committed to putting money and people into the sort of programmes that take a long time to make.
▪ Fernando Chico Pardo, a Carso director, says investors could consider putting money in the as-yet-unnamed holding company.
▪ These can not be eliminated without putting something in its place.
▪ Rather like the steel deal, one company would supply the materials and another the labor for putting them in place.
▪ We are putting in place new mechanisms to ensure that academic standards are maintained in higher education.
▪ A waitress appeared, quickly putting water and place settings before them.
▪ Buck still had to putt and secure second place.
▪ I like putting community programmes in place, I love youth development.
▪ The Administration of Justice Act 1982 swept away the remaining ones without putting anything in their place.
▪ His younger brother Duncan, is a fellow competitor who finished fifth overall, putting him four places ahead.
▪ At the Board of Trade, Beveridge, with Llewellyn-Smith, gave considerable thought to the problems of putting it into practice.
▪ Make a habit of putting your AH-HAs into practice as soon as possible alter reading them.
▪ Work out a personal timetable for putting these thoughts into practice.
▪ But he came gradually to see its viability and to contemplate ways of putting it into practice.
▪ Roberto waited for him every morning and they practised putting before playing their practice rounds together.
▪ R-A-F Hullavington has been putting into practice its motto - Service To Many - for more than half a century.
▪ But putting the policy into practice may not be easy.
▪ The theory is always straight forward; putting it into practice is not.
▪ If we find them, we can start putting on the pressure to locate the ship.
▪ Meanwhile, export demand remains poor, putting further pressure on prices.
▪ Her theory is that a proliferation of culinary gadgets is putting pressure on kitchen storage space.
▪ Despite a reduction in overheads, however, profits were hit by intense competition putting pressure on margins.
▪ Eaton said large institutional investors today are putting more pressure on publicly traded companies to increase their returns.
▪ The ample domestic bean production is putting pressure on prices and the market has eased further over the past week.
▪ These forces are putting pressure on academic medical centers such as Columbia and its College of Physicians and Surgeons.
▪ Not only was she putting herself at risk but also her family, by carrying home all sorts of germs.
▪ Teenagers often consider themselves immortal, and these young people may be putting themselves at great risk.
▪ They are putting lives at risk, and the ones who pay are us, here at the mercy of the government.
▪ I wouldn't hesitate to tell an overweight, unfit man that he was putting his health at risk.
▪ The coal's importers deny they're putting miners jobs at risk.
▪ Misuse through ignorance can result in your getting lost, flying into controlled airspace, and putting other aircraft at risk.
▪ Miele make kitchens Miele quality appliances have been putting the finishing touch to kitchens for years.
▪ You may spot workers putting the finishing touches on the dome.
▪ They will spend Valentine's Day putting the final touches to their wedding following a whirlwind telephone romance.
▪ It's home, and the film centre and restaurant are his rather grand way of putting down some roots.
▪ A beautiful boy, dark eyes and hair, with an uncanny way of putting issues in perspective.
▪ It proved an invaluable way of putting issues on the table and encouraging serious debate.
▪ Unceremoniously dumped at our door, blushing with shame, would be a better way of putting it.
▪ What is the best way of putting a message across?
▪ But he came gradually to see its viability and to contemplate ways of putting it into practice.
▪ I hope that this will clarify the situation for your readers while in no way putting them off the certified training scheme.
▪ There were appropriate ways of putting down an old bore.
▪ He liked to buy their food; he even enjoyed cooking it sometimes, and was putting on a little weight.
▪ The latter approach appears to be putting more weight on our political system than the system is able to bear.
▪ She cries a lot and is not putting on weight.
▪ And when she found she was putting on some weight, she took up swimming regularly.
▪ A friend has described it as worth putting on weight for.
▪ She constantly restrained her eating for fear of putting on weight.
▪ The man increased his pressure, putting all his weight behind the knife arm.
▪ Furthermore, they're both putting on weight.
▪ The development control sub-committee gave planning permission and will now begin putting out and accepting tenders for the work.
▪ Early in the welfare debate, assorted government agencies began putting it about that the teen-age birth rate was dropping.
▪ While the idea was fresh she began, putting the contents of his drawers into his bag.
▪ Morris immediately began putting the best possible spin on his predicament.
▪ About four years ago, Louize's hair started falling out in clumps and she began putting on weight for no reason.
▪ I go so far as to call the file room and ask them to begin putting together some boxes.
▪ There was a small sound of assent so Edward began putting clothes in the bureau.
▪ He opened a plastic bag and began putting things in.
▪ We have to expect more wastage, can't keep putting it in and out of the fridge, could poison somebody.
▪ You keep putting your ear to the ground, waiting to hear that Warrior jubilee train.
▪ She kept putting her hands to her head as though she were in pain.
▪ Although he was in big trouble three of the five innings he pitched, Kamieniecki kept putting zeroes on the board.
▪ The Begum doesn't like it there so she keeps putting it off.
▪ Debi keeps putting Martin off for superficial reasons, or for no reason at all.
▪ They keep putting her insurance up.
▪ In the meantime, I had a publishing deal and would just keep putting material in the catalog.
▪ If x i j is the first basic variable chosen, this means putting.
▪ Essentially, it meant putting a number of smaller packages headed for the same destination in one large container.
▪ It means putting weakness on one side, and openly acknowledging the positive worth of the person.
▪ To move outside the cabin meant putting on oilskins, wet outside and with wet linings.
▪ That means we can delay putting plans in for the reservoir.
▪ I thanked Arthur again, even though I knew it meant putting off the Army physical to another time.
▪ This means putting the software, hardware and data in a practical and reliable configuration.
▪ Kept Ireland out of the war, but that doesn't mean he's putting himself out for your people.
▪ The opening of the letter A well-written business letter will start by putting its message into context.
▪ He really started putting it away, every night.
▪ I decide to do the washing-up before I start putting Mum to bed.
▪ Out on the floor, with five minutes left and Oregon ahead by fifteen, Jody starts putting in the subs.
▪ He started by putting his tie on.
▪ If we find them, we can start putting on the pressure to locate the ship.
▪ Keep all your printouts in a folder or a binder and start putting together your own guide book and itinerary.
you're putting me on!
▪ Seth is moving to Alaska? You're putting me on!
▪ And, as with Favourites, you can organise your Bookmarks by putting them into folders.
▪ I remember we set about putting together a cabaret show.
▪ In putting the Collection together, our music editors combed a thousand hit parades to bring you the finest moments in rock'n'roll.
▪ Kept Ireland out of the war, but that doesn't mean he's putting himself out for your people.
▪ Mendl wants a clear answer, but I keep putting him off.
▪ The Raiders had second-and-two at the Charger eight-yard line, putting them within reach of the lead.
▪ The staff is incapable of putting two beautiful games together.
▪ Tomalin could resume her normal existence and literary pursuits, putting aside the fortnight of having conscience pricked and self-control tested.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Putt \Putt\, n. [Cf. Put, v. t.] (Golf) A stroke made on the putting green to play the ball into a hole.


Putt \Putt\, v. i. (Golf) To make a putt.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1510s, Scottish, "to push, shove," a special use and pronunciation of put (v.). Golfing sense is from 1743. Meaning "to throw" (a stone, as a demonstration of strength) is from 1724; this also is the putt in shot putting. Related: Putted; putting.


c.1300, "a putting, pushing, shoving, thrusting," special use and pronunciation of put (n.). Golfing sense is from 1743.


Etymology 1 n. (context golf English) The act of tapping a golf ball lightly on a putting green. vb. (context golf English) To lightly strike a golf ball with a putter on (or very near) a putting green. Etymology 2

n. 1 (context onomatopoeia English) A regular sound characterized by the sound of "putt putt putt putt...", such as made by some slowly stroking internal combustion engines. 2 (context British motorcycling slang English) A motorcycle. vb. 1 To make a '''putt''' sound. 2 (context motorcycling slang English) To ride one's motorcycle, to go for a motorcycle ride. 3 To move along slowly.


n. hitting a golf ball on the putting surface with a putter; "his putting let him down today" [syn: putting]

  1. v. strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter; "he putted the ball several feet past the hole"

  2. : hit a putt; "he lost because he putted so poorly"

Putt (surname)

Putt is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Archibald Putt (20th century), American writer
  • Dean Putt (born 1989), Australian rules footballer
  • Leo Putt (born 1976), Thai singer
  • Peg Putt (born 1953), Australian
  • Putt Choate (born 1956), American football linebacker
Putt (magazine)

Putt magazine was created in June 2001 by Greg Stogdon in London, UK.

Putt was a British golf magazine initially conceived, designed, and produced by Stogdon while he was studying at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and Design, on the Fashion Communication and Promotion degree. Designed as a parody of sport magazines at the time, Putt was intended to reach a market in the changing demographic in golf: young, urban, media-savvy creatives. Putt can now be seen as a precedent to magazines such as Bogey and Golf Punk.

Initially printed in a limited edition of 300 copies, advertisers Evian, Paul Smith (fashion designer), Absolute Vodka, golf Refugees 1 J Lindeberg, Pringle of Scotland, and IFG (I Feel Good) Publishing approached Stogdon after his degree show and 15000 copies were printed on a second run and distributed worldwide. The launch issue featured work by now well-known contributors: journalist Miranda Sawyer, artist and writer Charlie Koolhaas, writer James Westcott, writer Malu Halasa, artist Hannah Rickards (winner of the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in association with the Whitechapel), photographer Simon Leigh, and photographer David Robinson. The second issue featured contributions from the golf editor Les Rowley, columnist Annalisa Barbieri, environment correspondent for the Telegraph Louise Gray, Alison Whelan and Rhodri Marsden. The third issue was made in New York City, with contributions from the academic Jim Pletcher.

The launch issue received a significant amount of press, being featured on CNN, Sky News, BBC, and in Time Out, and The Independent on Sunday

Putt was produced with the support of Tank Publications, while Stogdon was assistant art director, and later art director there.

Usage examples of "putt".

The Heir-Empress was an Aberrant, and the Empress in her hubris still seemed intent on putting her on the throne.

Rykor found it aberrational that the Emperor could believe that poverty could be cured by putting the poor in uniforms.

I have the knack of putting an end to an intrigue when it has ceased to amuse me, I have no hesitation in accepting your proposal.

I highly recommend codeine and acetaminophen for putting your cares behind you.

I need not mention, have sufficed to paralyze the powers, by putting completely at fault the boasted acumen, of the government agents.

The teams are all looking at variants on a simple, cheap technique that involves putting antigen genes into harmless bacteria that will double as delivery vehicles and adjuvants, then freeze-drying them into spores that can survive tropical heat without refrigeration.

It is not by some admixture of non-Being that one becomes an entire, but by putting non-Being away.

Purple Rocks, taking the bodies back to the coast in Ruathen barrels, putting them on a caravel set adrift in the known path of the Waterdhavian hunting vessel.

Coral Lorenzen, author of The Great Flying Saucer Hoax and an international director of the Aerial Phenomena Research Organization, immediately followed through on the startling rumors by putting in a call to Terry Clarke of KALG Radio in Alamogordo, nine miles east of Holloman.

That part was the recoil, and it is the recoil of the guns I figure on putting aboard my aerial warship that is giving me such trouble.

Blaye with a cargo of wine, and had taken our discharge, and were now bound for Agen to see our families, before joining the force that the Viscount de Rouillac, under whom our father held a farm, would no doubt be putting in the field.

In a flash, Maximilian, Clementine, Telzey, and Emma had surrounded Ake and were licking his face and putting their massive paws on his shoulders.

And I suppose you have your reasons for putting up with Amalgamated, too.

If you object to my terminology as exalting too much the common man, as putting sacred things to profane use, as demeaning prophecy and nobility and poesy, I shall answer that it is because of the narrowing definitions of convention that only the makers of verses, and not all of those, are poets, that only men of certain birth or ancestry or favor are dukes, and that prophets have entirely disappeared.

In consequence of these lamentable occurrences, and the excited state of the northern districts of the kingdom, on the 22nd of July, Lord John Russell announced his intention of taking the requisite precautions for securing the tranquillity of the country, by placing at the hands of the magistrates a better organized constitutional force for putting the law into execution, and providing sufficient military means for supporting them in the performance of their duty.