putt-putt etymology

English word putt-putt comes from English facility

Detailed word origin of putt-putt

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
facility English (eng) (North America, in the plural) A toilet. [from 20th c.]. An institution specially designed for a specific purpose, such as incarceration, military use, or scientific experimentation.. Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent. [from 16th c.]. The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity. [from 16th c.]. The physical means or contrivances to make something [...]
putt-putt English (eng) (golf) An informal form of golf, played with a putter on a short course featuring novelty obstacles.