Definition of returf in English:

returf

verb

[WITH OBJECT]British
  • Cover (ground) or replace (a lawn or sports field) with new turf.

    • ‘If you choose to returf, know that turf farms have minimum order quantities and delivery charges and may only sell to contractors.’
    • ‘The oval's surface has been returfed and a new drainage system installed to make the ground suitable for international sport.’
    • ‘Over the past two years, the course's greens, tees and fairways were reshaped and returfed with bentgrass and all of the bunkers have been restored to their original Donald Ross design.’
    • ‘Bare patches can either be reseeded or returfed.’
    • ‘‘We rebuilt the green on the 15th hole when we raised the fairway and we have reshaped and returfed four other greens,’ Miller added.’

Pronunciation

returf

/riːˈtəːf/