hole in one

noun Golf.
ace ( def 8a ).

Origin:
1930–35

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hole in one
 
n
1.  a shot from the tee that finishes in the hole
 
vb
2.  (intr) to score a hole in one

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hole in one

A perfect achievement, as in Tim scored a hole in one on that test. The term alludes to a perfect stroke in golf, where one drives the ball from the tee into the hole with a single stroke. [c. 1900]

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Example sentences
Speaking of being athletic, there's a scene in the movie on a golf course where you sink a hole in one.
Chances to win include prizes for a hole in one on each of the par threes.
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