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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; An open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole; Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland.

Usage examples (35)
  • The punt traveled 50 yards
  • I used the term punt in my heading, which is strange, I never use that terminology.
  • Ohio State coach Jim Tressel, who has said a punt is the most important play in football, agreed the mistake on the punt was pivotal.
  • Chris A said ... well if you will punt from the wrong end! for more
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