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putter along

1. To move forward at a listless pace or in an aimless manner. You can still see my granddad puttering along into town each morning, the same way he's done every morning for the last 30 years. I hate it when people potter along in the bike lane when I'm trying to get to work each morning. Go to the countryside if you're looking for a leisurely bike ride!
2. To continue or make progress at a steady, consistent pace, especially one that is neither particularly fast nor slow. The economy has been puttering along for a while now, and while it continues to make gains, it is not accelerating at the pace many economists say is needed to recover from the recession. Our business has been puttering along. We haven't exploded into success, but we're making good growth each month.
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putter about

To move from place to place, doing trivial, random, or aimless tasks or activities. It makes me sad thinking of my granddad puttering about in that big old house all by himself. I didn't have a specific plan while I was in London, so I spent most of the time just puttering about.
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putter around

To move from place to place, doing trivial, random, or aimless tasks or activities. It makes me sad thinking of my granddad puttering around that big old house all by himself. I didn't have a specific plan while I was in London, so I spent most of the time just puttering around.
See also: around, putter

putter around

 and putter about
to do little things of little consequence; to do small tasks as found around the house. I spent all of Saturday just puttering around, not really getting anything done. I stayed home and puttered about during my vacation.
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The lower shaft weight keeps the putter's overall weight under control and makes the putter easier to swing.
Round 4 Putters was founded by Al Vikmanis, a passionate golfer and businessman.
For some reason, this particular player was not satisfied and he went on to add another putter after the ninth hole.
How wrong the doomsayers were - it has taken Scott just two months to claim the Honda Classic title, his first victory with a short putter since the Singapore Open five years ago.
PUTTERLY DISGUSTED Ian Poulter is ready for a change of putter after his poor show on the Augusta National greens
However, he denies by changing his putter he is trying to give himself a much-needed lift.
LESS than a year after wishing anchored putters would swiftly be banned, three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has said he intends to use one in the Wells Fargo Championship which starts today.
"I was at home last week and I was messing around with a belly putter and it felt very good.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, although the PGA Tour reiterated its opposition to the rule change, however, the R and A and United States Golf Association are determined to hold firm to their decision of banning long putters from 2016 with the backing of all the other major professional circuits, including the European Tour.
This is a reaction to many of the leading players turning to the belly putter to improve their putting.
Pettersson, who qualified for the Tournament of Champions by winning at Hilton Head, began using a broom-handle putter that he anchors to his chest between his sophomore and junior year at North Carolina State.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the US Golf Association said on Wednesday the rule would not outlaw belly putter or broom-handle putters, only the way they are currently used.
In what surely qualifies as a First World problem, the world of professional golf is embroiled in a fierce debate over the merits of the long putter. With more and more golfers choosing to use the putters, and more high-profile wins being recorded with them, the U.S.
"We want change, said Kaveta, "we are tired of management always wanting us to listen to them when they do not want to listen to us." The workers said that things got worse when general manager Rudie Putter came into office.
The friend noticed a rusty golf putter lying on a shelf.