manhunt


man·hunt

noun \ˈman-ˌhənt\

: an organized search for a person and especially for a criminal

Full Definition of MANHUNT

:  an organized and usually intensive hunt for a person and especially for one charged with a crime

Examples of MANHUNT

  1. After several days of searching, the sheriff called off the manhunt.
  2. The FBI launched a manhunt to find the kidnappers.

First Known Use of MANHUNT

1833

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