Definition of Punting

1. Noun. (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground. "Punting is an important part of the game"

Exact synonyms: Punt
Generic synonyms: Boot, Kick, Kicking
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Derivative terms: Punt, Punt



Definition of Punting

1. Verb. (present participle of punt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Punting

1. punt [v] - See also: punt

Punting Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punting

punsters
punt
punt gun
punt returner
punt returners
puntarella
punte
punted
puntee
puntees
punters
punties
puntilla
puntillas
punting (current term)
punto
puntos
punts
puntsman
puntsmen
punty
punx
puny
punyism
pup
pup tent
pupa
pupadom
pupae

Literary usage of Punting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"But, besides actual illuminated miniature punting, there is also a not inconsiderable amount of freehand illustrative drawing in the MSS. ..."

2. Inside Football by Frank W. Cavanaugh (1919)
"CHAPTER XXIX punting—BLOCKING KICKS—THE SPIRAL MORE kicks are blocked ... The left tackle of the punting team no longer leads the linemen down the field. ..."

3. The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive Pieces by John Almon (1786)
"... So my anchor I trip'd, with my kind little Bet, * And paid Moll with a top-fail at fea. ,PPON JEMMY TWITCHER—punting FOR A WAGER AT HAMPTON-COURT, ..."

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