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  • n. Plural form of punter.
  • n. The general public, a body of customers.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The reason why these matchmaking services are a draw to punters is because the way online dating works makes it very difficult to determine who might be compatible – so any filtering service is better than none.

    New Research Study raises questions about the scientific validity of some matchmaking sites. « The Paradigm Shift

  • Speaking of position liquidation, short-term punters got it in both directions yesterday in currency-land, as EUR / USD inexplicably went uber-bid in the middle of the afternoon, prompting much sturm und drang over a trend breakout .... only to inexplicably go uber-offered a few minutes later, closing at the bottom of the recent Home Page

  • Your corporate law firm that you work in can shoot higher than unsophisticated "punters" -- just as the house painters (who also did commercial work for contractors who knew what to look for in a good client) could get way better clients than me.

    What About Paris?

  • We get to meet lots of the punters, which is brilliant.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Now, as John mentioned in his session, this act has nothing to do with specific selection, it's just that some of the punters will be able to clean up/process/run with the stuff that was presented to us.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • Anglo Irish Bank debt holders - namely the punters who, instead of walking into the nearest branch of the bank's subordinated debt - are in for a severe headshave. / Lex - Irish bank haircuts

  • Above the Scottish soil, European "punters" kicked the isle's oddsmakers between their blinkers. - Now, about that Tiger slump ...

  • The bar has been packed with over two hundred "punters" paying a pound a head to listen to big band arrangements by Stan Kenton, Neal Hefti, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Johnnie Dankworth.

    Broken Music, A Memoir

  • The customers Nigel called them 'punters' mostly treated him as if he didn't exist.

    Piranha to Scurfy & Other Stories

  • And a poster campaign launched to coincide with International Women's Day will warn potential "punters" of new criminal fines of up to £1,000 for having sex with a woman forced into prostitution against her will. - Home


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