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puntnoun [C]

uk   us   /pʌnt/

punt noun [C] (BOAT)

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

punt noun [C] (KICK)

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

punt noun [C] (RISK)

take a punt on sth to risk money by buying or supporting something, in the hope of making or winning more money: It might be a good idea to take a punt on a few technology stocks.

punt noun [C] (MONEY)

(also Irish pound) the standard unit of money used in Ireland before the introduction of the euro

puntverb

uk   us   /pʌnt/

punt verb (KICK)

[T] (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 [T] 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.

punt verb (BOAT)

[I or T] to travel in a punt: We punted up the river. It's a glorious afternoon - let's go punting.
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(Definition of punt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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