Putt-putting - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
putt-putt (redirected from putt-putting)
1. slang A small motorized vehicle. My grandfather sill drives the same tiny putt-putt he had when he was in college. A: "We rented a scooter to get around the city during our vacation." B: "You're going to block up traffic driving a putt-putt like that."
2. slang Miniature golf. Do you kids want to go play some putt-putt this weekend? They're known for their putt-putt course, but they've also got go-karts and a pretty sweet arcade.
n. a small motorized vehicle, especially a small car. That’s not a motorcycle; it’s just a little putt-putt.
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While others are putt-putting
around quiet residential streets in their sensible Ford Kas or Vauxhall Corsas, there you are, roaring around off-road in a beast of a machine which yells "I'm different, and I'm having a much better time than you" to the rest of the motoring public.
And even a mint-condition Trabant, the once-despised East German car with a two-cycle engine that now has a certain nostalgic chic, putt-putting
its way along St.
out in the brilliant blue bay, we prepared for our own encounter with these majestic leviathans.