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Noun: punt  púnt
  1. An open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole
  2. (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground
    "the punt travelled 50 yards";
    - punting
  3. Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
    - Irish pound, Irish punt, pound
  4. [Brit, informal] An act of gambling
    - bet, wager, flutter [Brit, informal]
Verb: punt  púnt
  1. (sport) kick the ball
  2. Propel with a pole
    "We went punting in Cambridge";
    - pole
  3. Gamble on something
    - bet on, back, gage [archaic], stake, game

Derived forms: punted, punting, punts

See also: bet

Type of: bet, boat, boot [informal], gambling, gaming, impel, Irish monetary unit, kick, kicking, play, propel, wager

Encyclopedia: Punt, Steve