Translation of "punt" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pʌnt/ us

a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and square ends, moved by a person standing at one end and pushing on the bottom of a river with a pole


a way of kicking the ball in rugby or American football, by dropping it from your hands and kicking it before it hits the ground, or a powerful kick in football that causes the ball to go a long way

patada de despeje
take a punt on sth

to risk money by buying or supporting something, in the hope of making or winning more money

apostar a algo
It might be a good idea to take a punt on a few technology stocks.
verb uk /pʌnt/ us

(in rugby or American football) to kick the ball after you have dropped it from your hands and before it touches the ground, or (in football) to kick the ball powerfully so that it goes a long way


US informal If you punt something, you decide not to do or include it.

We were running out of time, so we decided to punt the sightseeing and just go shopping.

to travel in a punt to travel in a long narrow boat with a flat bottom and a square area at each end

salir de paseo en batea
We punted up the river.
It’s a glorious afternoon – let’s go punting.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “punt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pant/

a type of flat-bottomed boat with square ends, moved by pushing against the bottom of the river etc with a pole.


(Translation of “punt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)