miniature golf
noun Date: 1909 a novelty golf game played with a putter on a miniature course usually having tunnels, bridges, sharp corners, and obstacles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • miniature golf — n [U] AmE a type of ↑golf game, played for fun, in which you hit a small ball through passages, over bridges and small hills etc British Equivalent: crazy golf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • miniature golf — noun uncount a type of golf played on a very small course, often with models of bridges, hills, and buildings that you have to hit the ball past …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • miniature golf — n. a form of golf, played with putters on a small scale course characterized by a wide variety of ingenious obstacles …   English World dictionary

  • Miniature golf — Eternite Miniature golf course Miniature golf, or minigolf, is a miniature version of the sport of golf. While the international sports organization World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF)[1] prefers to use the name minigolf , the general public in …   Wikipedia

  • miniature golf — noun a novelty version of golf played with golf balls and putters on a miniature course featuring many obstacles • Hypernyms: ↑golf, ↑golf game * * * noun [noncount] US : a golf game played with a putter on a small course that has various… …   Useful english dictionary

  • miniature golf — competitive game based on golf but played on a miniature course …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miniature golf — a game or amusement modeled on golf and played with a putter and golf ball, in which each very short, grassless hole constitutes an obstacle course, consisting of wooden alleys, tunnels, bridges, etc., through which the ball must be driven to… …   Universalium

  • miniature golf — noun An informal form of golf, played with a putter on a short course featuring novelty obstacles Syn: crazy golf …   Wiktionary

  • miniature golf — noun (U) AmE a golf game, played for fun, in which you hit a small ball through passages, over bridges and small hills etc; crazy golf BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • miniature golf — min′iature golf′ n. gam a game modeled on golf and played on a small obstacle course • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

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