bounty hunter

noun

Definition of bounty hunter

  1. 1 :  one who tracks down and captures outlaws for whom a reward is offered

  2. 2 :  one who hunts predatory animals for the reward offered

1906

First Known Use of bounty hunter

1906


BOUNTY HUNTER Defined for English Language Learners

bounty hunter

noun

Definition of bounty hunter for English Language Learners

  • : someone who catches criminals who have not been caught by the police in exchange for a reward

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