hunter

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noun hunt·er \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of hunter

  1. 1a :  a person who hunts gameb :  a dog used or trained for huntingc :  a horse used or adapted for use in hunting with hounds; especially :  a fast strong horse trained for cross-country work and jumping

  2. 2 :  one that searches for something

  3. 3 :  a pocket watch with a hinged protective cover

Examples of hunter in a Sentence

  1. hunters must have a license to shoot deer

13th Century

First Known Use of hunter

13th century

Other Equestrian Terms


Hunter

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biographical name Hun·ter \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of Hunter

  1. John 1728–1793 British anatomist and surgeon


Hunter

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geographical name Hun·ter \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of Hunter

  1. river 287 miles (462 kilometers) long in eastern New South Wales, southeastern Australia, flowing east into the Pacific


HUNTER Defined for English Language Learners

hunter

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noun hunt·er \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of hunter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who hunts wild animals

  • : a person who searches for something

  • : a strong horse that people use when they hunt foxes


HUNTER Defined for Kids

hunter

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noun hunt·er \ˈhən-tər\

Definition of hunter for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who hunts wild animals

  2. 2 :  a dog or horse used or trained for hunting

  3. 3 :  a person who searches for something a bargain hunter



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