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Synonyms for putter
ˈpʌt ərput·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. putternoun

    a golfer who is putting

    putting iron

  2. putter, putting ironverb

    the iron normally used on the putting green

    putting iron

  3. potter, putterverb

    work lightly

    "The old lady is pottering around in the garden"

    muck around, monkey, muck about, monkey around, potter around, mess around, putter around, potter, tinker

  4. putter, mess around, potter, tinker, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck aroundverb

    do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house"

    fiddle, muck around, monkey, muck about, monkey around, tamper, potter around, mess around, putter around, potter, tinker

  5. putter, potter, potter around, putter aroundverb

    move around aimlessly

    muck around, monkey, muck about, monkey around, potter around, mess around, putter around, potter, tinker

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  1. spuddleverb

    occupy oneself in a desultory but pleasant manner, doing a number of small tasks or not concentrating on anything particular.

    puttered around all day, and accomplished nothing

    Submitted by spmichaud54 on June 11, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. putterverb

    [U. S.] trifle, potter, busy one's self about trifles

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. putterverb

    potter, pother, trifle, fribble, dally, dawdle

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  1. South African Open:

    I am really very comfortable in life, in general, I’m having a good time out there. Like Bobby Locke once said, he’s never seen a grumpy good putter. But you see a lot of grumpy bad putters.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    I've struggled with the greens being as slow as they are, yesterday I was blocking them ; today I was pulling them trying to hit them harder... and release the toe of my putter and I just wasn't doing it right.

  3. Brooke Henderson:

    I struggled a little bit with my putter, which is disappointing.

  4. Billy Horschel:

    A native Louisiana guy on my team can only enhance my chances of hopefully winning this for a third time, he’s a really good putter. He drives it a long way.

  5. South Africa Charl Schwartzel:

    I kept giving myself chances all day. I had good control of the irons and if I can fire up the putter, I can shoot even lower.

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