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 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, "Tallyho! A Suburban Fox Hunt Endures," 13 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of foxhunter

1692, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Foxhunter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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