Definition of birdie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːdi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrdi//
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  1. 1(informal) a child’s word for a little bird
  2. 2(in golf) a score of one stroke less than par (= the standard score for a hole) compare bogey, eagle See related entries: Golf
  3. 3(North American English) = shuttlecock
  4. Word Originlate 18th cent.: diminutive of bird; the golf term from US slang bird, denoting any first-rate thing.
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