Definition of Bunt

1. Noun. (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat.

Generic synonyms: Hit, Hitting, Striking
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game



2. Verb. Hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance.
Exact synonyms: Drag A Bunt
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Bunter

3. Noun. Disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores.
Exact synonyms: Stinking Smut
Generic synonyms: Smut

4. Verb. To strike, thrust or shove against. "The fighter managed to bunt his opponent"; "The goat butted the hiker with his horns"
Exact synonyms: Butt
Specialized synonyms: Headbutt
Generic synonyms: Strike
Also: Butt Against
Derivative terms: Butter

5. Noun. Similar to Tilletia caries.
Exact synonyms: Stinking Smut, Tilletia Foetida
Generic synonyms: Smut, Smut Fungus
Group relationships: Genus Tilletia, Tilletia

6. Noun. Fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores.
Exact synonyms: Tilletia Caries
Generic synonyms: Smut, Smut Fungus
Group relationships: Genus Tilletia, Tilletia

Definition of Bunt

1. n. A fungus (Ustilago fœtida) which affects the ear of cereals, filling the grains with a fetid dust; -- also called pepperbrand.

2. n. The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard.

3. v. i. To swell out; as, the sail bunts.

4. v. t. & i. To strike or push with the horns or head; to butt; as, the ram bunted the boy.

5. n. A push or shove; a butt;

6. v. t. & i. To bat or tap (the ball) slowly within the infield by meeting it with the bat without swinging at it.

Definition of Bunt

1. Noun. The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard. ¹

2. Noun. (baseball softball) A ball that has been intentionally hit softly so as to be difficult to field, sometimes with a hands-spread batting stance or with a close-hand, choked-up hand position. No swinging action is involved. ¹

3. Noun. (baseball softball) The act of bunting ¹

4. Noun. (aviation) The second half of an outside loop, from level flight to inverted flight. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive baseball) to intentionally hit softly with a hands-spread batting stance ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive baseball) to intentionally hit a ball softly with a hands-spread batting stance ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive aviation) to perform (the second half of) an outside loop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunt

1. to butt [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: butt

Medical Definition of Bunt

1. A fungus (Ustilago foetida) which affects the ear of cereals, filling the grains with a fetid dust; also called pepperbrand. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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