Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Words related to sclaff

a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball

strike (a golf ball) such that the ground is scraped first

Related Words

strike (the ground) in making a sclaff

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Vincent then took a sclaff before McKay's sharpness was again highlighted by a neat clip into the corner of the net.
The joyful chants from the Dons fans when Darren Mackie's late sclaff gave them victory at McDermid Park on August 21 were replaced by furious boos as another late sickener - Zander Diamond's 82nd minute own goal - heaped more pressure on an increasingly strained looking McGhee.
There was a touch of fortune about the third 10 minutes from the end as Ikonomou steered Walker's sclaff into his own net.
DEADLY David Goodwillie admits his Tayside derby winner was a sclaff.
But he somehow managed to sclaff the ball wide - an early let off for keeper Theo Snelders, a shock inclusion after Andy Goram suffered a knock in training.
The Fife club's bad luck was underlined with the opener when Kirk allowed a corner to sclaff off his boot and into Andy Webster's path who nodded Hearts ahead.
DARREN MACKIE last night admitted the late strike that kept Aberdeen at the top of the table was a sclaff.
They look so far ahead of Rangers in terms of speed and technical ability - but Celtic still had to rely on a sclaff from Wilson to see off a depleted Gers side in the last derby.
McCarthy was getting quite a few openings and should have done better than sclaff a shot wide in 25 minutes.
All the talk post-match was of red cards and touchline bust-ups but the full-back insists he'll never forget his moment of glory - even if it was a sclaff that looped over the head of Gers keeper Allan McGregor.
But under the eyes of George Burley the most gifted of finishers contrived to sclaff his shot over the bar.
It doesn't matter if it's a topcorner finish or a sclaff - as long it crosses the line I'm happy.
GOAL FRENZY: Wilson, main pic, runs off after his sclaff goes in, top, with his initial strike leaving Papac concussed, middle, and he is then hailed by Ki, bottom, while Diouf confronts Lennon seconds after the winner goes in, middle, before seeing red at the end, left