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Definition of punt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    punt1

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//pʌnt//
     
    see also punt2Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they punt
     
    he / she / it punts
     
    past simple punted
     
    -ing form punting
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive] punt something (+ adv./prep.) to kick a ball hard so that it goes a long way, sometimes after it has dropped from your hands and before it reaches the ground I punted the ball upfield.
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] punt (something) (+ adv./prep.) to travel in a punt, especially for pleasure We spent the day punting on the river. to go punting
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