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Meaning of GOLF

Pronunciation:  gâlf

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
  2. [v]  play golf

GOLF is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: golf game
 See Also: clock golf, match play, medal play, miniature golf, outdoor game, play, professional golf, round, round of golf, stroke play



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Golf\, n. [D. kolf club or bat, also a Dutch game played
    in an inclosed area with clubs and balls; akin to G. kolben
    club, but end, Icel. k?lfr tongue of a bell. bolt, Sw. kolf
    bolt, dart, but end, Dan. kolv bolt, arrow. Cf. {Club},
    A game played with a small ball and a bat or club crooked at
    the lower end. He who drives the ball into each of a series
    of small holes in the ground and brings it into the last hole
    with the fewest strokes is the winner. [Scot.] --Strutt.
  2. \Golf\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Golfed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To play at golf.
          Last mystery of all, he learned to golf. --Kipling.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are playing or watching golf means pleasant indulgences. It may also indicate that you are idling and wasting time.