outfitter

noun
out·​fit·​ter | \ ˈau̇t-ˌfi-tər How to pronounce outfitter (audio) \

Definition of outfitter

: one that outfits: such as
b : a business providing equipment, supplies, and often trained guides (as for hunting trips) also : a guide working for such an outfitter

Examples of outfitter in a Sentence

Hunters say it's the best outfitter in the state. Our outfitter showed us where the deer feed.

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The Gophers couldn’t do much to their uniforms in Fleck’s first season, given the lead time necessary to make changes with outfitter Nike. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, "Gophers to wear new Goldy mascot helmet vs. Fresno State; U recruit makes ‘SportsCenter’ Top 10," 7 Sep. 2019 Individual hotels and outfitters run the tables, so the prices and inclusions differ by location. Andrea Sachs, chicagotribune.com, "Forest to table: An invitation to a DIY dining adventure in Sweden," 12 Aug. 2019 Individual hotels and outfitters run the tables, so the prices and inclusions differ by location. Andrea Sachs, Washington Post, "In Sweden, a DIY dining adventure," 26 July 2019 Munch, who paddles dressed in thick neoprene boots and a dry suit, shipped resupply packages of food to post offices and outfitters 150 to 200 miles apart along his route. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "This Wisconsin man is traveling 870 miles from Duluth to the Arctic Ocean all in a stand-up paddleboard," 26 June 2019 The outfitter is directly across from the Naples c anals, which are lined with attractive t homes. Brian E. Clark, Los Angeles Times, "Love the water but not whitewater? Try L.A.'s coolest paddling places," 16 Aug. 2019 Read about seven van conversion outfitters, why more four-wheel drive vans are coming soon, and how to keep your van organized. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Dapper camper van combines luxury with adventure," 5 Aug. 2019 From there, Proflight Zambia offers short connecting flights to the airstrip, where your safari outfitter will transfer you to your lodge. National Geographic, "Where lions are king: How to track the big cats in Zambia," 18 July 2019 Read about seven van conversion outfitters, why more four-wheel drive vans are coming soon, and how to keep your van organized. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Dapper camper van combines luxury with adventure," 5 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of outfitter

1829, in the meaning defined above

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outfitter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of outfitter

US : a business that provides equipment, supplies, and often trained guides for activities such as hunting, hiking, etc. also : a guide who works for such a business
British, old-fashioned : a person or business that sells men's clothing

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