punter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “punter” in the English Dictionary

"punter" in British English

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punternoun [C]

uk   /ˈpʌn.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

punter noun [C] (GAMBLER)

UK a ​person who gambles (= ​risksmoneyguessing the ​result of something): Bookmakers are ​offering punters ​odds of 6–1 on the ​horseRed Devil ​winning the ​race.

punter noun [C] (CUSTOMER)

UK informal a ​customer; a ​user of ​services or ​buyer of ​goods: Many ​hotels are ​offeringdiscounts in an ​attempt to ​attract punters/​pull in the punters. UK slang a ​person who uses the ​services of a prostitute

punter noun [C] (BOAT)

a ​person who ​travels in a punt
(Definition of punter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"punter" in Business English

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punternoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpʌntər/ UK informal COMMERCE
a ​customer: Many ​hotels are ​offeringdiscounts in an attempt to attract punters. We're hoping our summer ​sale will pull in the punters.
FINANCE someone who ​buys and ​sellsshares on a ​financialmarket in an attempt to make ​money: Excited punters ​placed numerous ​buyingorders for the ​shares.
(Definition of punter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “punter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赌博者…
in Turkish bahisçi, bahis oynayan kimse…
in Russian клиент, игрок (на скачках и т. д.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賭博者…
in Polish gracz (hazardowy)…
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