Punting in a sentence

The word "punting" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of punting and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Punting

  • (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground

How to use punting in a sentence. Punting pronunciation.

Their majesties were fond of gambling but not of punting.
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All in a flash Reade, as prearranged, dropped the ball, punting it vigorously.
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What must have been the venerable Queen Charlotte's state of mind when she heard of the courses of her beautiful young Prince; of his punting at gambling-tables; of his dealings with horse-jockeys; of his awful doings with Perdita?
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The idea of the Prince purchasing penny cigars; of the Prince mildly expostulating with his landlady regarding the rent; of his punting for half-crowns at a neighbouring hall in Air Street, whither the poor gentleman desperately ran when he had money in his pocket, tickled George's sense of humour.
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Perhaps he was thinking a trifle sadly of the home which he had left back there among the Maine hills, and which must have seemed a very long way off; or perhaps he was dwelling in awe upon the erudition of that excellent Greek gentleman, Mr. Xenophon, whose acquaintance, by means of the Anabasis, he was just making; or perhaps he was thinking of no more serious a subject than football and the intricate art of punting.
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There remained usually the better part of an hour before dinner, and this period Joel spent in his room, where with the lamp throwing its glow over his shoulder, he strove to take his mind from the subject of tackling and starting, of punting and passing, and fix it upon his studies for the morrow.
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Then came a bare five minutes of punting, dropping, passing, snapping, ere the officials appeared from somewhere and gathered the opposing captains to them.
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George said he had often longed to take to punting for a change.
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Punting is not as easy as it looks.
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One young man I knew had a very sad accident happen to him the first time he went punting.
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The first time I went punting was in company with three other fellows; they were going to show me how to do it.
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He was evidently a novice at punting, and his performance was most interesting.
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Aquatic activities, such as rowing, punting, messing about with a boat-hook, tying up, buzzing about in motor launches, fouling other people's boats, are merely the stage business of the drama.
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They conceive of themselves here, rowing swiftly and gracefully, punting beautifully, brandishing boat-hooks with ease and charm.
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Boats bump and lead to coarse ungracious quarrels; rowing can be curiously fatiguing; punting involves dreadful indignities.
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Examples of Punting

Example #1
The emperor had a creature of his own to hold the bank.
Example #2
When I left Vienna he possessed one: hundred thousand florins.
Example #3
Up it went, soaring obliquely over Gridley's left flank and far beyond.
Example #4
Tom didn't intend anything of the sort.
Example #5
Besides instances taken from our Royal Family, could we not draw examples from our respected nobility?
Example #6
What a wild rogue was that Prince Harry, son of the austere sovereign who robbed Richard the Second of his crown,-the youth who took purses on Gadshill, frequented Eastcheap taverns with Colonel Falstaff and worse company, and boxed Chief Justice Gascoigne's ears!