Definition of 'turf'
Image of 'turf'
© Dario Sabljak, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'turf'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
But the turf was cutting up badly and a bobble saw the winger fire wide. The Sun (2016)Or you can buy a roll of new turf and replace the old as you would with carpet tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're no strangers to the tactical alteration of addresses on home turf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Back on home turf, he has clearly decided to get on the front foot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's been in good form on turf recently and looks to be still improving. The Sun (2016)And don't tell me those sides are not going to be straining at the leash to get out on that hallowed turf. The Sun (2016)One slide is wood, the other plastic, a third covered in fake turf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That shouldn't be a problem on today's straight course and he is nicely weighted on his best turf form. The Sun (2017)The shorter the turf is the less vigorous it is. The Sun (2008)He is well in on turf form. The Sun (2006)Prepare the area to be turfed by removing old grass. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is no doubt the turf track was the place to be. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With the turf course running inside the dirt course. The Sun (2009)You need enough turf to cover the top and sides. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They must be the toughest thing on sporting turf bar a horse race. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will be an exciting match on the hallowed turf. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are not going to just roll over on home turf. The Sun (2013)To put down new turf and have it playable within two weeks is very demanding. The Sun (2009)He has been in good form on the turf and gets this mile well. The Sun (2011)In the middle of this area a turf runway was built. The Sun (2010)Another advantage of a camomile lawn over turf is that it does not turn brown in dry weather. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now is a good time to lay turf, but keep it moist and feed it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They mostly feed on short turf that has been well grazed by sheep or rabbits, since this is where ants flourish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Berkeley seminar was familiar turf, but not a place to suffer fools gladly. Christianity Today (2000)He was very helpful, doing the turfed grass in my garden for me, and we used to chat and share cups of tea over the garden fence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'turf'
In Common Usage. turf is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'turf'
British English: turf NOUN
Turf is short, thick, even grass.
They shuffled slowly down the turf towards the cliff's edge.
Definition of turf from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.