A small gasoline engine.
A game of miniature golf, or the course it is played on.
A vehicle, such as a boat, that is operated by a small gasoline engine.
To make a sound like that of a small gasoline engine.
To move while making such a sound.
The chugging sounds made by the engine of a motorboat, motorbike, etc.
To make, move along, or operate with such sounds.
A repeated or intermittent sound like that made by a small gasoline engine.
Origin of putt-putt
- Imitative of a running engine
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition