To deliberately forget; ignore and evade; bag: He decided to punt the whole problem off (1970s+ College students)
[puhn-tee] /ˈpʌn ti/ noun, plural punties. 1. an iron rod used in glassmaking for handling the hot glass. /ˈpʌntɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a long iron rod used in the finishing process of glass-blowing Also called pontil n. “iron rod used in manipulating hot glass,” 1660s, from French pontil, a diminutive form from Latin punctum […]
[puhngk-suh-taw-nee] /ˌpʌŋk səˈtɔ ni/ noun 1. a town in central Pennsylvania: Groundhog Day celebration.
[pyoo-nee] /ˈpyu ni/ adjective, punier, puniest. 1. of less than normal size and strength; weak. 2. unimportant; insignificant; petty or minor: a puny excuse. 3. Obsolete. . /ˈpjuːnɪ/ adjective -nier, -niest 1. having a small physique or weakly constitution 2. paltry; insignificant adj. 1570s, “inferior in rank” (1540s as a noun, “junior pupil, freshman”), from […]
PUO abbr. pyrexia of unknown (or uncertain) origin (used of fevers before diagnosis is determined) pyrexia of unknown/uncertain origin