noun sa·fa·ri \sə-ˈfär-ē, -ˈfa-rē\

: a journey to see or hunt animals especially in Africa

Full Definition of SAFARI

:  the caravan and equipment of a hunting expedition especially in eastern Africa; also :  such a hunting expedition
:  journey, expedition <an arctic safari>
safari intransitive verb

Examples of SAFARI

  1. He went on a safari in Africa last year.
  2. a group of hunters on safari

Origin of SAFARI

Swahili, journey, from Arabic safarī of a journey
First Known Use: 1868

Other Hunting and Fishing Terms

chum, covert, creel, flense, pitfall, seine, skulk, spoor, trawl

Rhymes with SAFARI

SAFARI Defined for Kids


noun sa·fa·ri \sə-ˈfär-ē\

Definition of SAFARI for Kids

:  a trip to see or hunt animals especially in Africa


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