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put-put



Pronunciation: (put'put', -put"), [key]
n., v., -put•ted, -put•ting.


n.
1. the sound made by a small internal-combustion engine or imitative of its operation.
2. Informal.a small internal-combustion engine, or something, as a boat or model airplane, equipped with one: the sound of distant put-puts on the lake.

v.i.
Informal.to operate with sounds suggesting a put-put, as a small motor or motor-driven device. Also,putt-putt.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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