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Definition 1: (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat - [noun denoting act]

(bunt is a kind of ...) the act of contacting one thing with another

"repeated hitting raised a large bruise" "after three misses she finally got a hit"

(bunt belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for bunt in the sense of this definition

(bunt is a kind of ...) any fungus of the order Ustilaginales

(... is a member of bunt) a genus of fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae

Definition 3: similar to Tilletia caries - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for bunt in the sense of this definition

(bunt is a kind of ...) any fungus of the order Ustilaginales

(... is a member of bunt) a genus of fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae

Definition 4: disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for bunt in the sense of this definition

(bunt is a kind of ...) destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

Definition 5: to strike, thrust or shove against - [verb of contact]

Samples where bunt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He butted his sister out of the way
  • The goat butted the hiker with his horns

Synonyms for bunt in the sense of this definition

(bunt is a kind of ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

(... is a kind of bunt ) butt with the head

"The soccer player headbutted his oponent and was sent off the field"

Definition 6: hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for bunt in the sense of this definition

(bunt is a kind of ...) cause to move by striking

"hit a ball"

(bunt belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

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