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punter

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌntər; ˈpʌntə(r)/

Translation of punter in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Sport/Deporte][ jugador que despeja la pelota ]
    Example sentences
    • You run timed drills in a specific task like punting or run stopping where you only get to control the relevant player like the punter or middle linebacker.
    • He played quarterback, strong safety, punter and placekicker at North Central High School in Kiln, Missisippi, for his father, Irvin.
    • In Bengals history, there have been some effective players named Johnson, including punter Lee and running back Pete.
  • 2 (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (in betting) apostador, (masculine, feminine) 2.2 (customer) cliente, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Roux then grandstands and takes off his team blazer and tie and puts it up for auction - apparently at the request of a punter in the audience.
    • The spa is open only to residents, so there's no sharing your thermal dunks with pay-and-play punters or ‘club members’.
    • Once upon a year not that long ago, a young man sat in a pub telling a wide-eyed audience of punters all about his skiing holiday.
    Example sentences
    • The Isle of Man now allows US punters to gamble in online casinos based on the island, the NY Times reports.
    • The internet is a major gambling hall for punters where they play poker bingo cards whatever; gamblers even get to play lotto online.
    • This means that the average punter's investments will do worse than the average performance of the market over any given time frame.

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