Antonyms
Etymology

1. punt

verb. ['ˈpʌnt'] kick the ball.

Antonyms

  • negate

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Punt

  • vanbrunt
  • confront
  • affront
  • stunt
  • klundt
  • grunt
  • glunt
  • front
  • brunt
  • blunt
  • sundt
  • shunt
  • runte
  • pundt
  • munt
  • mundt
  • lunt
  • lundt
  • jundt
  • hunte
  • hunt
  • hundt
  • cunt
  • bunte
  • bunt

2. punt

noun. ['ˈpʌnt'] an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. punt

verb. ['ˈpʌnt'] place a bet on.

Synonyms

  • gage
  • parlay
  • play
  • double up
  • bet
  • stake
  • game
  • wager
  • ante
  • back

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. punt

noun. ['ˈpʌnt'] formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence.

Synonyms

  • Irish punt
  • Irish monetary unit
  • penny
  • Irish pound

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • straighten
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. punt

noun. ['ˈpʌnt'] (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground.

Synonyms

  • kicking
  • boot
  • punting

Antonyms

  • overact
  • underact
  • tightness
  • immovability

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. punt

verb. ['ˈpʌnt'] propel with a pole.

Synonyms

  • force
  • pole
  • propel
  • impel

Antonyms

  • fit
  • disapprove
  • front
  • fore

Etymology

  • punt (Irish)
  • pund (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with punt


1. Verb, base form
I had no idea what I was doing most of the time, knew I looked like an idiot and every new sequence made me want to punt the MP3 player.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This trend survey might say millennial pink is over, but we're taking a punt here that 2020 is going to be the year of the pink kitchen.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cahn suggested that you punt mayonnaise-based dishes, such as potato salad, in favor of baked beans or vinegar slaw.

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