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Definition of a golf clap

golf clap

  • used as an expression of sardonic 'appreciation' in the film "Men at Work."
    That guy just ran that red light - let's give him a golf clap.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by Mr. Blind from MI, USA on Aug 05 1998.

noun

  • a quiet clap, originating at golf competitions, whereby one pats the base of one palm lightly with the fingers of the other hand. Used because it is quieter than "normal" claps.
    • See more words with the same meaning: a clap.

    Last edited on Jul 01 1998. Submitted by Elizabeth W. Bromberg from Birmingham, AL, USA on Jul 01 1998.

  • an accomplishment worthy of a golf-clap.
    Whoa, that A on your test is really a golf-clap!

    Last edited on Jul 01 1998. Submitted by Elizabeth W. Bromberg from Birmingham, AL, USA on Jul 01 1998.

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Definitions include: to applaud.
Definitions include: to applaud.

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Other terms relating to 'clap':

Definitions include: to shoot someone or something with a firearm.
Definitions include: to clap back, i.e. to shoot back at someone who has shot at you.
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Definitions include: An unusually loud and prolonged expulsion of flatulence.

Other terms relating to 'golf':

Definitions include: used to describe someone playing erratic golf.

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