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Definition of punta

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1. punt [ v ] kick the ball; in certain kinds of sports

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

His statistical record that year , when Texas won only one game and lost nine , was far from impressive : he carried the ball three times for a net gain of 10 yards , punted once for 39 yards and caught one pass for 13 yards .

Synonyms punt Related Terms kick sport

2. punt [ n ] an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

Synonyms punt Related Terms boat

3. punt [ v ] place a bet on
Examples: "Which horse are you backing?" "I'm betting on the new horse"

Synonyms bet_on stake game gage punt back Related Terms bet parlay ante bettor

4. punt [ v ] propel with a pole
Examples: "pole barges on the river" "We went punting in Cambridge"

Synonyms pole punt Related Terms propel punter push

5. punt [ n ] the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Synonyms punt pound irish_punt Irish_pound Related Terms Irish_monetary_unit penny

6. punt [ n ] (football) kicking in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground
Examples: "the punt traveled 50 yards" "punting is an important part of the game"

Synonyms punting punt Related Terms kick football

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