English version

punt in American football topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpuntpunt1 /pʌnt/ noun  1 boat [countable]TTW a long thin boat with a flat bottom that you move by pushing a long pole against the bottom of the river2 a punt3 kick [countable usually singular]DSA in rugby or American football, the action of kicking the ball after dropping it from your hands a 45-yard punt4 money [countable] the standard unit of money used in the Republic of Ireland before the Euro
Examples from the Corpus
puntWhen legering from a punt you don't want to be messing about with indicators that require two hands to set.A punt is like a floating drum.United's second goal came when Connolly chased a hopeful punt down the left.As a rookie, he made seven interceptions and led the league in punt returns and kickoff returns.My friend Eric Barnes built the punt we use and the basic design is hard to beat.Uwaezuoke had three receptions for 29 yards and three punt returns for 52 yards.Louis on a four-play, five-yard drive after a 39-yard punt return by Dexter Carter.