huntsman

noun hunts·man \ ˈhən(t)-smən \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

Definition of huntsman

1 : hunter 1a
2 : a person who manages a hunt and looks after the hounds

Examples of huntsman in a Sentence

  1. the huntsman presented the king with two pheasants for the royal table

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First Known Use of huntsman

1561

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HUNTSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

huntsman

Definition of huntsman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who hunts wild animals

  • : a person (especially a man) who manages a group of people who are hunting wild animals


HUNTSMAN Defined for Kids

huntsman

noun hunts·man \ ˈhənt-smən \

Definition of huntsman for Students

plural huntsmen \-smən\
: hunter 1

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