|Origin:||Perhaps from punt 'to hit, push' (1800-1900).|
1 [intransitive and transitive]DLOTTW
to go on a river in a punt
punt along/down/past etc
Pete punted us back to the boatyard.
in rugby or American football, to drop the ball from your hands and kick it:
He punted the ball 40 yards.
to kick a ball hard so that it goes a long way