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golf widow

A woman whose husband frequently absents himself from home so as to go and play golf. I thought I would finally see more of John after his retirement, but I became a golf widow instead.
See also: golf, widow

African golf ball

and African grape
n. a watermelon. (Alludes to an early stereotype of Americans of African descent being very fond of watermelon. Forced, contrived, and demeaning.) When he said we were having African grapes for dessert, I though he meant sherbet. Look at the size of that African golf ball!
See also: African, ball, golf


n. a quiet kind of “patting” applause like that made in golf tournaments. (One had quietly claps against the back of the other hand.) The audience sat there throughout. Not even a little golf clap. I think our act is washed up.
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I found out I could smack a golf ball and make it go straight and far," wrote Sifford in his autobiography, Just Let Me Play.
Panoramic views from numerous vantage points will help showcase The Golf Club's impressive mid-century modern-style clubhouse expected to include a restaurant and dining rooms, a large terrace lounge, men's and women's lockers, and golf shop.