The word punter may refer to:

  • A speculator in the stock market
  • A gambler, particularly an amateur betting on horse racing or a player in the game of Baccarat
  • A beginner skier or snowboarder, especially one with particularly bad style
  • Someone who uses a punt (boat)
  • Punter (football), a position in American or Canadian football
  • The Punters, a Newfoundland traditional music group
  • Punter (protocol), a file-transfer protocol
  • Ricky Ponting, nicknamed Punter, an Australian cricketer
  • A British, Australian and Hiberno (Irish) English colloquial term for a paying guest or customer, especially
    • a patron of a public house
    • a patron of a brothel
    • a customer of a prostitute
  • Punter (ship), a Dutch flatbottom ship type
  • Australian colloquial term for voting citizens