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bird·ie

 (bûr′dē)
n.
1. Informal A small bird.
2. Sports
a. One stroke under par for a hole in golf.
tr.v. bird·ied, bird·ie·ing, bird·ies Sports
To shoot (a hole in golf) in one stroke under par.

birdie

(ˈbɜːdɪ)
n
1. (Golf) golf a score of one stroke under par for a hole
2. informal a bird, esp a small bird
vb
(Golf) (tr) golf to play (a hole) in one stroke under par

bird•ie

(ˈbɜr di)

n., v. bird•ied, bird•ie•ing. n.
1. a small bird.
2. a score of one stroke under par on a golf hole.
3. a shuttlecock.
v.t.
4. to make a birdie on (a golf hole).
[1785–95]

birdie

- The golf term birdie is a diminutive of bird, "first-rate thing," as it is one stroke under par for a hole.
See also related terms for par.

birdie


Past participle: birdied
Gerund: birdieing

Imperative
birdie
birdie
Present
I birdie
you birdie
he/she/it birdies
we birdie
you birdie
they birdie
Preterite
I birdied
you birdied
he/she/it birdied
we birdied
you birdied
they birdied
Present Continuous
I am birdieing
you are birdieing
he/she/it is birdieing
we are birdieing
you are birdieing
they are birdieing
Present Perfect
I have birdied
you have birdied
he/she/it has birdied
we have birdied
you have birdied
they have birdied
Past Continuous
I was birdieing
you were birdieing
he/she/it was birdieing
we were birdieing
you were birdieing
they were birdieing
Past Perfect
I had birdied
you had birdied
he/she/it had birdied
we had birdied
you had birdied
they had birdied
Future
I will birdie
you will birdie
he/she/it will birdie
we will birdie
you will birdie
they will birdie
Future Perfect
I will have birdied
you will have birdied
he/she/it will have birdied
we will have birdied
you will have birdied
they will have birdied
Future Continuous
I will be birdieing
you will be birdieing
he/she/it will be birdieing
we will be birdieing
you will be birdieing
they will be birdieing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been birdieing
you have been birdieing
he/she/it has been birdieing
we have been birdieing
you have been birdieing
they have been birdieing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been birdieing
you will have been birdieing
he/she/it will have been birdieing
we will have been birdieing
you will have been birdieing
they will have been birdieing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been birdieing
you had been birdieing
he/she/it had been birdieing
we had been birdieing
you had been birdieing
they had been birdieing
Conditional
I would birdie
you would birdie
he/she/it would birdie
we would birdie
you would birdie
they would birdie
Past Conditional
I would have birdied
you would have birdied
he/she/it would have birdied
we would have birdied
you would have birdied
they would have birdied

birdie

One under par for a hole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birdie - (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a holebirdie - (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
2.birdie - badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathersbirdie - badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
badminton equipment - equipment for playing the game of badminton
Verb1.birdie - shoot in one stroke under parbirdie - shoot in one stroke under par  
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
Translations

birdie

[ˈbɜːdɪ]
A. N
1. (Golf) → birdie m, menos uno m
2. (baby talk) → pajarito m
watch the birdie! (Phot) → ¡mira el pajarito!
B. VT (Golf) to birdie a holehacer birdie or uno bajo par en un hoyo

birdie

[ˈbɜːrdi]
n (GOLF)birdie m
to get a birdie → faire un birdie
vt (GOLF) to birdie a hole → faire un birdiebird of paradise n
(= bird) → oiseau m de paradis
(= flower) → fleur f oiseau de paradisbird of passage n (= person) → oiseau m de passagebird of prey noiseau m de proiebird sanctuary nréserve f ornithologiquebird's-eye view [ˈbɜːrdzaɪ] nvue f à vol d'oiseau, vue f d'ensemble
a bird's-eye view of Paris
BUT Paris vu d'avion.bird's nest nnid m d'oiseau, nid m d'oiseaux

birdie

n
(inf)Vögelchen nt; watch the birdiegleich kommts Vögelchen raus!
(Golf) → Birdie nt
vt (Golf) to birdie a holeein Birdie spielen
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Wilcox birdied the second and par-3 seventh, then opened the back nine with birdies on three of the first four holes.
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15:53 - More trouble in the sand sees Westwood drop a shot on the eighth and fall back into a three-way tie with Scott and Stenson, who had birdied the ninth.
Jamie Donaldson, starting two shots behind Rose, birdied his first hole, but the latter's response was swift and immediate as he also birdied his second and maintained the two-stroke lead.
He dropped shots at seven and 11 and, although he birdied 12 and 13, a bogey at the last spoilt his round.
She birdied the par-four eighth to start her comeback.
Playing ahead of Rollins and Justin Rose and trailing the pair for the lead by two shots, Hoffman birdied the par-3, 176-yard hole.
And starting on the back nine, Montgomerie birdied the 11th, but he then dropped a shot at the next hole to return to level par.
Back came Mickelson with birdies at the ninth and 10th, Montgomerie birdied the 11th and when Mickelson birdied the 12th from five feet, only one hole out of the first 12 had not beenwon or halved with a birdie.
He birdied the 10th hole with a 25-foot putt to answer his competitor's birdie at the 11th and stuffed a 6-iron shot within eight feet of the hole at the 14th after Tiger triggered a huge roar from the crowd with a shot into the 15th hole that had stopped five feet away.
The American, starting on the 10th, birdied his first two holes but dropped a shot on the 12th before recording further birdies on the first and third.
And it was five down after seven as Watson birdied again and followed it with a two at the 8th to go six-up.