foxhunter

noun
fox·​hunt·​er | \ ˈfäks-ˌhən-tər How to pronounce foxhunter (audio) \

Definition of foxhunter

1 : one who engages in foxhunting

Examples of foxhunter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keene was recognized as an accomplished polo player, race car driver, fencer, steeplechase, foxhunter, and marksman. Maryanna Skowronski, baltimoresun.com, 24 Mar. 2021 The scene resembled a 19th century oil painting of the English countryside, with foxhunters in leather boots, tan breeches and black helmets or top hats. Corey Kilgannon, New York Times, 13 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of foxhunter

1692, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Cite this Entry

“Foxhunter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foxhunter. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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