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treasure hunt

noun

Simple Definition of treasure hunt

  • : an act of searching for treasure

  • : a game in which each player or team tries to be the first to find an object or group of objects that have been hidden

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of treasure hunt

  1. 1 :  an act of searching for treasure <The adventurers set sail on a treasure hunt.> —sometimes used figuratively <a treasure hunt at one of the city's flea markets>

  2. 2 :  a game in which each player or team tries to be the first to find an object or group of objects that have been hidden

Word by Word Definitions

treasureplay
  1. :  wealth (as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded

    :  wealth of any kind or in any form :  riches

    :  a store of money in reserve

  1. :  to collect and store up (something of value) for future use :  hoard

    :  to hold or keep as precious :  cherish, prize

huntplay
  1. :  to pursue for food or in sport

    :  to manage in the search for game

    :  to pursue with intent to capture

  1. :  the act, the practice, or an instance of hunting

    :  a group of mounted hunters and their hunting dogs


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