Definition of dunt in English:
Bump into or hit heavily: she dunted my father in the side with her elbow
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- In 1977, infamously, he was dunted from behind by a police horse called Adjutant, a slice of film we obviously had to use.
- Two seasons ago they were almost relegated, last term the team proved themselves good enough for promotion to the top flight only to dunt their heads on the glass ceiling when it came to meeting stadium criteria.
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A heavy dull-sounding blow.
- Not quite to the Motherwell defender, though, as, after receiving a heavy dunt from the Ecuadorian which knocked him backwards, the Englishman retaliated with a foul which won him a yellow card from the referee.
- As he later reflected: ‘I always feel that if the taker has just had a heavy dunt, then someone else should hit it.’
- The home team felt the force of howitzer tackles by White and Ally Hogg and some tremendous dunts from Marcus Di Rollo and Andy Henderson.
Late Middle English: perhaps a variant of dint.
Definition of dunt in:
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