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    putter off

    The hovercraft puttered less than a meter off the ground, shaking and rattling like the old machine that it was.

    what is the meaning of "putter" here?

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    Re: putter off

    It's an onomatopeia.

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    Re: putter off

    Have you consulted a dictionary?

    putter - definition. American English definition of putter by Macmillan Dictionary

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    if a machine putters, it makes a short quiet low sound when it is working at a slow speed

    I could hear a motorcycle puttering in the distance.

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    Re: putter off

    i consulted to an eng-turkish dictionary, but there wasn't the meaning you said above... thank you...

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