sclaff

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sclaff

 (sklăf)
v. sclaffed, sclaff·ing, sclaffs
v.intr.
To scrape or strike the ground with a golf club behind the ball before hitting it.
v.tr.
1. To strike (the ground) with a golf club before hitting the ball.
2. To hit (a ball) in this manner.

[Scots, to strike with a flat surface.]

sclaff n.
sclaff′er n.

sclaff

(sklæf) golf
vb
(Golf) Also: duff to cause (the club) to hit (the ground behind the ball) when making a stroke
n
(Golf) a sclaffing stroke or shot
[C19: from Scottish sclaf to shuffle]
ˈsclaffer n

sclaff

(sklæf)

v. Golf. v.i.
1. to sclaff the ground with the club.
n.
2. a sclaffing stroke.
[1890–95; orig. Scots, sclaf to slap]
sclaff′er, n.

sclaff


Past participle: sclaffed
Gerund: sclaffing

Imperative
sclaff
sclaff
Present
I sclaff
you sclaff
he/she/it sclaffs
we sclaff
you sclaff
they sclaff
Preterite
I sclaffed
you sclaffed
he/she/it sclaffed
we sclaffed
you sclaffed
they sclaffed
Present Continuous
I am sclaffing
you are sclaffing
he/she/it is sclaffing
we are sclaffing
you are sclaffing
they are sclaffing
Present Perfect
I have sclaffed
you have sclaffed
he/she/it has sclaffed
we have sclaffed
you have sclaffed
they have sclaffed
Past Continuous
I was sclaffing
you were sclaffing
he/she/it was sclaffing
we were sclaffing
you were sclaffing
they were sclaffing
Past Perfect
I had sclaffed
you had sclaffed
he/she/it had sclaffed
we had sclaffed
you had sclaffed
they had sclaffed
Future
I will sclaff
you will sclaff
he/she/it will sclaff
we will sclaff
you will sclaff
they will sclaff
Future Perfect
I will have sclaffed
you will have sclaffed
he/she/it will have sclaffed
we will have sclaffed
you will have sclaffed
they will have sclaffed
Future Continuous
I will be sclaffing
you will be sclaffing
he/she/it will be sclaffing
we will be sclaffing
you will be sclaffing
they will be sclaffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sclaffing
you have been sclaffing
he/she/it has been sclaffing
we have been sclaffing
you have been sclaffing
they have been sclaffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sclaffing
you will have been sclaffing
he/she/it will have been sclaffing
we will have been sclaffing
you will have been sclaffing
they will have been sclaffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sclaffing
you had been sclaffing
he/she/it had been sclaffing
we had been sclaffing
you had been sclaffing
they had been sclaffing
Conditional
I would sclaff
you would sclaff
he/she/it would sclaff
we would sclaff
you would sclaff
they would sclaff
Past Conditional
I would have sclaffed
you would have sclaffed
he/she/it would have sclaffed
we would have sclaffed
you would have sclaffed
they would have sclaffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sclaff - a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball
golf shot, golf stroke, swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
Verb1.sclaff - strike (a golf ball) such that the ground is scraped first
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
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
2.sclaff - strike (the ground) in making a sclaff
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
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"