Putter vs Nutter - What's the difference?

putter | nutter |


As a verb putter

is (label) to be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.

As a noun putter

is who puts or places or putter can be (golf) a golf club specifically intended for a putt.

As a proper noun nutter is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

putter

English

Etymology 1

Alteration of

Verb

(en verb)
  • (label) To be active, but not excessively busy, at a task or a series of tasks.
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    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • who puts or places.
  • One who pushes the small wagons in a coal mine.
  • Etymology 3

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (golf) A golf club specifically intended for a putt.
  • (golf) A person who is taking a putt or putting.
  • See also

    * shot-putter English heteronyms ----

    nutter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who gathers nuts.
  • (informal) An eccentric, insane, crazy or reckless person.
  • A person who is obsessed with something.
  • Synonyms

    * loony, nut, nutcase