punter

Primary Meanings of punter

1.
n
(football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground
2.
n
someone who propels a boat with a pole
3.
n
someone who bets
Full Definitions of punter
1

n (football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

Type of:
kicker
a player who kicks the football
2

n someone who propels a boat with a pole

Type of:
boater, boatman, waterman
someone who drives or rides in a boat
3

n someone who bets

Synonyms:
better, bettor, wagerer
Types:
taker
one who takes a bet or wager
caller
the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands
Type of:
gambler
a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events

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