Synonyms of punt


1. Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, pound, Irish monetary unit

usage: formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence

2. punt, boat

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

3. punt, punting, kick, boot, kicking

usage: (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"


1. punt, kick

usage: kick the ball

2. punt, pole, propel, impel

usage: propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge"

3. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, bet, wager, play

usage: place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

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Definition and meaning of punt (Dictionary)