yipper


Also found in: Wikipedia.

yipper

(ˈjɪpə)
n
(Golf) informal a golfer who suffers from nervous twitching before making a shot
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Am I going to struggle all day with this?" This mindset is self-defeating and reinforces the self-label of a yipper.
* The fear-aggressive bark: Small dogs, often dismissively called yipper dogs, execute these when they feel threatened.
On the other specials, your best chance is Wie at VCbet's evens with a three-stroke start against 55-year-old yipper Tom Kite.
On nights when I felt especially lonely I would pull our cocker spaniel, Yipper, up to my pillow, hug her hard and cry myself to sleep.
It was that first Saturday after school began that Crazy Mavis' dog attacked Yipper. Her dog was a big, mean-looking police dog that always rode on the back of her truck when she came to town.
The Saturday morning when Crazy Mavis' dog came after Yipper is a day I'll never forget.
When Crazy Mavis' truck stopped at the stop sign at Locust Street, Yipper started barking at her dog.
The courses' main defences are the lightning greens, which is a good reason to oppose yipper Tom Lehman.
Furyk, without a win now for more than two years, has already twice been found wanting this year, humbled at Colonial by a 48-year-old former yipper and at Westchester by a 191st-ranked American not recognised by anyone outside his own mother.
While 25 yippers and 25 nonippers putted, he measured muscle activity in the right hand and forearm with a virtual-reality glove so special even Tiger woods doesn't have one--the $14,000 CyberGlove.
While a group of 25 yippers and 25 nonyippers putted, he measured muscle activity in the right hand and forearm with a virtual-reality glove so special even Tiger Woods doesn't have one--the $14,000 CyberGlove.
In a word, the saints were master yippers. But they didn't let it keep them from winning the game.