put-put


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put-put

 (pŭt′pŭt′) Informal
n. & v.
Variant of putt-putt.

put-put

(ˈpʌtˌpʌt)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a light chugging or popping sound, as made by a petrol engine
2. (Automotive Engineering) a vehicle powered by an engine making such a sound
vb, -puts, -putting or -putted
(Automotive Engineering) (intr) to make or travel along with such a sound

put-put

or putt-putt

(ˈpʌtˈpʌt, -ˌpʌt)

n.
1. Informal. a small internal-combustion engine, or something equipped with one.
2. the sound made by such an engine.
[1900–05; imitative]

put-put


Past participle: put-putted
Gerund: put-putting

Imperative
put-put
put-put
Present
I put-put
you put-put
he/she/it put-puts
we put-put
you put-put
they put-put
Preterite
I put-putted
you put-putted
he/she/it put-putted
we put-putted
you put-putted
they put-putted
Present Continuous
I am put-putting
you are put-putting
he/she/it is put-putting
we are put-putting
you are put-putting
they are put-putting
Present Perfect
I have put-putted
you have put-putted
he/she/it has put-putted
we have put-putted
you have put-putted
they have put-putted
Past Continuous
I was put-putting
you were put-putting
he/she/it was put-putting
we were put-putting
you were put-putting
they were put-putting
Past Perfect
I had put-putted
you had put-putted
he/she/it had put-putted
we had put-putted
you had put-putted
they had put-putted
Future
I will put-put
you will put-put
he/she/it will put-put
we will put-put
you will put-put
they will put-put
Future Perfect
I will have put-putted
you will have put-putted
he/she/it will have put-putted
we will have put-putted
you will have put-putted
they will have put-putted
Future Continuous
I will be put-putting
you will be put-putting
he/she/it will be put-putting
we will be put-putting
you will be put-putting
they will be put-putting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been put-putting
you have been put-putting
he/she/it has been put-putting
we have been put-putting
you have been put-putting
they have been put-putting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been put-putting
you will have been put-putting
he/she/it will have been put-putting
we will have been put-putting
you will have been put-putting
they will have been put-putting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been put-putting
you had been put-putting
he/she/it had been put-putting
we had been put-putting
you had been put-putting
they had been put-putting
Conditional
I would put-put
you would put-put
he/she/it would put-put
we would put-put
you would put-put
they would put-put
Past Conditional
I would have put-putted
you would have put-putted
he/she/it would have put-putted
we would have put-putted
you would have put-putted
they would have put-putted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.put-put - a small gasoline engine (as on motor boat)
gasoline engine, petrol engine - an internal-combustion engine that burns gasoline; most automobiles are driven by gasoline engines
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Translations

put-put

n (= sound)Tuckern nt
vituckern
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The yacht sailed into the little bay, the gentle put-put of the engine sounding from below deck.
In summer, there is nothing like fishing: The whiz of the line, the plop of the lure and trolling to the put-put of a five-horse motor are guaranteed nerve tonics.
There are three main villages and you can hire your own little motorboat for the week and put-put between each of them.