Definition of Punter

1. Noun. Someone who propels a boat with a pole.

Generic synonyms: Boater, Boatman, Waterman
Derivative terms: Punt

2. Noun. (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground.
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Kicker
Derivative terms: Punt

3. Noun. Someone who bets.
Exact synonyms: Better, Bettor, Wagerer
Specialized synonyms: Taker, Caller
Generic synonyms: Gambler
Derivative terms: Bet, Bet, Punt, Wager

Definition of Punter

1. n. One who punts; specifically, one who plays against the banker or dealer, as in baccara and faro.

2. n. One who punts a football; also, one who propels a punt.

3. n. A scalper.

Definition of Punter

1. Noun. One who bets (punts) against the bank (banque). ¹

2. Noun. One who oars or poles a punt (pontoon). ¹

3. Noun. One who punts a football. ¹

4. Noun. (British slang) one who gambles. See speculator. ¹

5. Noun. (British slang) A customer of a commercial establishment, ''frequently'' of a pub or (alternatively) of a prostitute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Punter

1. one that punts [n -S] - See also: punts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punter

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Literary usage of Punter

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1. London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The masse ; when having won the first stake, the punter is willing to venture more ... Sept et le va, the first great chance or prize, when the punter, ..."

2. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, John Melville Gould (1894)
"punter. — Rule. SECTION VI. — Rights and duties of executors ... punter. 3 Atk. 119. Upon exceptions to a Master's report for not allowing £60 for the ..."

3. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"The punter has his book of 13 cards in his hand, from the king to the ace ... The punter'may, at his choice, either lay down his Hake before the pack is ..."

4. Publications by Surrey Parish Register Society (1904)
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5. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: In 1850 [and 1852 by Sir Richard Torin Kindersley, Nicholas Simons, Charles Stewart Drewry, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Cranworth (1852)
"On the question of the Plaintiff's incapacity to sue, he is entitled, as the executor of punter the elder, to an inquiry into the true nature of the ..."

6. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: In 1850 [and 1852 by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Nicholas Simons, Charles Stewart Drewry, Cranworth, Richard Torin Kindersley (1851)
"On the question of the Plaintiff's incapacity to sue, he is entitled, as the executor of punter the elder, to an inquiry into the true nature of the ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... punter of hi* time. Oa the whole Thorwaldsen was the most successful of all the .... punter ..."

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