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Punter vs. Kicker

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Punternoun

One who bets (punts) against the bank.

Kickernoun

One who kicks.

Punternoun

One who oars or poles a punt (pontoon).

Kickernoun

(sports) One who takes kicks.

Punternoun

One who punts a football.

Kickernoun

(American football) or placekicker — a player who kicks the football during free kicks, kick offs, field goals, and extra point tries.

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Punternoun

One who gambles. See speculator.

Kickernoun

(nautical) The kicking strap.

Punternoun

A customer of a commercial establishment, frequently of a pub or (alternatively) of a prostitute.

Kickernoun

An outboard motor.

Punternoun

(climbing) A beginner or unskilled climber.

Kickernoun

(colloquial) An unexpected situation, detail or circumstance, often unpleasant.

‘John wants to climb the wall, but the kicker is that it is thirty feet tall.’; ‘Tuition is free; the kicker is that mandatory room and board costs twice as much as at other colleges.’;

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Punternoun

The person who keeps score in basset or ombre.

Kickernoun

(finance) An enticement for investors, e.g. warranty added to the investment contract.

Punternoun

(Scotland) A person who trades with a gang but is not a gang member.

Kickernoun

(poker) An unpaired card which is part of a pair, two pair, or three of a kind poker hand.

‘Jill's hand was two pair, aces and sevens, with a king kicker.’;

Punternoun

(internet slang) A program used to forcibly disconnect another user from a chat room.

Kickernoun

(journalism) Small text above a headline that indicates the topic of the story.

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Punternoun

One who punts; specifically, one who plays against the banker or dealer, as in baccara and faro.

Kickernoun

(journalism) The last one or two paragraphs of a story.

Punternoun

One who punts a football; also, one who propels a punt.

Kickernoun

(journalism) gloss=start of photo caption

Punternoun

A scalper.

Kickernoun

A lighthearted or humorous item used to round off a news broadcast.

Punternoun

someone who propels a boat with a pole

Kickernoun

(printing) A device that periodically displaces a newspaper from the print production line, to aid in gathering the newspapers into fixed-size bundles.

Punternoun

(football) a person who kicks the football by dropping it from the hands and contacting it with the foot before it hits the ground

Kickernoun

(sports) A launch ramp.

Punternoun

someone who bets

Kickernoun

(prison slang) The fermenting mass of fruit that is the basis of pruno, or "prison wine".

Kickernoun

(informal) A relaxed party.

Kickernoun

A backlight positioned at an angle.

Kickernoun

(pinball) A rubber pad that propels the ball away upon impact, like a bumper, but usually a horizontal side of a wall.

Kickernoun

(performance art) A practitioner of the kicking performance art.

Kickernoun

A particular type of Texan who is associated with country/western attire, attitudes, and/or philosophy.

Kickernoun

One who, or that which, kicks.

Kickernoun

A fact, condition, or circumstance, sometimes concealed or not obvious, which reduces or eliminates the benefit of an apparently advantageous situation; a joker{5}; as, under the Soviet system, bread was good and cheap, but the kicker was that you waited in line for hours to get any, if it was available.

Kickernoun

An unforeseen added expense or additional cost; as, the printer was cheap, but the special paper it needed was an expensive kicker.

Kickernoun

a player who kicks the football

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