headhunter

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noun head·hunt·er \ˈhed-ˌhən-tər\

Definition of headhunter

  1. 1 :  one that engages in head-hunting

  2. 2 :  a recruiter of personnel especially at the executive level

  3. 3 :  an athlete who intentionally seeks to harm an opponent

1800

First Known Use of headhunter

1800

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