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PUNTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does punter mean? 

PUNTER (noun)
  The noun PUNTER has 3 senses:

1. someone who propels a boat with a pole
2. (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground
3. someone who bets

  Familiarity information: PUNTER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUNTER (noun)


Sense 1punter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who propels a boat with a pole

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("punter" is a kind of...):

boater; boatman; waterman (someone who drives or rides in a boat)


Sense 2punter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("punter" is a kind of...):

kicker (a player who kicks the football)

Domain category:

football; football game (any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal)


Sense 3punter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who bets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

better; bettor; wagerer; punter

Hypernyms ("punter" is a kind of...):

gambler (a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "punter"):

taker (one who takes a bet or wager)

caller (the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands)


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