- mulligan stew
- Golf in informal play, a second shot given to a golfer as a substitute for a poorly played shot, for which the golfer is not charged an additional stroke: to take a mulligan
Origin of mulliganprobably after personal name Mulligan
A golf shot not counted as part of the score, granted sometimes in informal play after a poor shot is made, especially from the tee.
Origin of mulliganProbably from the name Mulligan
- Mulligan stew.
- (golf) An unpenalized chance to re-take a stroke that went awry.
- If you lose your drive in the water, take a mulligan and try again.
- A second chance.
- Don't do poorly in your first interview; you won't get a mulligan.