noun hunt·er \ˈhən-tər\

: a person who hunts wild animals

: a person who searches for something

: a strong horse that people use when they hunt foxes

Full Definition of HUNTER

a :  a person who hunts game
b :  a dog used or trained for hunting
c :  a horse used or adapted for use in hunting with hounds; especially :  a fast strong horse trained for cross-country work and jumping
:  one that searches for something
:  a pocket watch with a hinged protective cover

Examples of HUNTER

  1. <hunters must have a license to shoot deer>

First Known Use of HUNTER

13th century

Other Equestrian Terms

canter, cantle, curry, farrier, paddock, router, skirt, tack

Rhymes with HUNTER


biographical name Hun·ter \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of HUNTER

John 1728–1793 British anatomist & surgeon


geographical name Hun·ter \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of HUNTER

river 287 miles (462 kilometers) SE Australia in E New South Wales flowing E into the Pacific
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