(noun, verb)


1. formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

Similar word(s): pound

Definition categories: quantity

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

Definition categories: man–made, boat

3. (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

- the punt traveled 50 yards

- punting is an important part of the game

Similar word(s): punting

Definition categories: act, boot, kick, kicking


1. kick the ball

Definition categories: contact, kick

2. propel with a pole

- We went punting in Cambridge

Similar word(s): pole

Definition categories: contact, impel, propel

3. place a bet on

Similar word(s): back, gage, game, stake

Definition categories: competition, bet, play, wager