foxhunter

noun

fox·​hunt·​er ˈfäks-ˌhən-tər How to pronounce foxhunter (audio)
1
: one who engages in foxhunting
2

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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Word History

First Known Use

1692, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of foxhunter was in 1692

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“Foxhunter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foxhunter. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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