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manhunt

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noun man·hunt \ˈman-ˌhənt\

Simple Definition of manhunt

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of manhunt

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

Examples of manhunt in a sentence

  1. After several days of searching, the sheriff called off the manhunt.

  2. The FBI launched a manhunt to find the kidnappers.



1833

First Known Use of manhunt

1833


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