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English definition of “punter”

punter

noun [C] (GAMBLER)    /ˈpʌn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/ UK
a person who gambles (= risks money guessing the result of something): Bookmakers are offering punters odds of 6–1 on the horse Red Devil winning the race.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of punter noun (GAMBLER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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