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English noun: putter

1. putter (person) a golfer who is putting


Broader (hypernym)golf player, golfer, linksman

2. putter (artifact) the iron normally used on the putting green


Synonymsputting iron


Broader (hypernym)iron


English verb: putter

1. putter (social) work lightly


SamplesThe old lady is pottering around in the garden.


Synonymspotter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)busy, occupy

2. putter (contact) do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly


SamplesThe old lady is usually mucking about in her little house.


Synonymsmess around, monkey, monkey around, muck about, muck around, potter, tinker


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)work


Narrower (hyponym)puddle

3. putter (contact) move around aimlessly


Synonymspotter, potter around, putter around


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move









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