Putt-putt meaning

pŭtpŭt
A small gasoline engine.
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A game of miniature golf, or the course it is played on.
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A vehicle, such as a boat, that is operated by a small gasoline engine.
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To make a sound like that of a small gasoline engine.
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To move while making such a sound.
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The chugging sounds made by the engine of a motorboat, motorbike, etc.
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To make, move along, or operate with such sounds.
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A repeated or intermittent sound like that made by a small gasoline engine.
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Origin of putt-putt

  • Imitative of a running engine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition