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.
Recent Examples on the Web Mark Roberts, a veteran outfitter and sunflower farmer from Uvalde, said his phone has been ringing throughout August. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Dove hunting season preview: Hunters will go far afield in quest for popular game bird," 29 Aug. 2020 Mark Roberts, a veteran outfitter and sunflower farmer from Uvalde, said his phone has been ringing throughout August. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Dove hunting season preview: Hunters will go far afield in quest for popular game bird," 29 Aug. 2020 Mark Roberts, a veteran outfitter and sunflower farmer from Uvalde, said his phone has been ringing throughout August. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Dove hunting season preview: Hunters will go far afield in quest for popular game bird," 29 Aug. 2020 According to online sources, the company began in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1915 as a family outfitter store. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bankruptcy shutters Mukwonago's Gordmans store just 18 months after it opened," 27 Aug. 2020 Mark Roberts, a veteran outfitter and sunflower farmer from Uvalde, said his phone has been ringing throughout August. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Dove hunting season preview: Hunters will go far afield in quest for popular game bird," 29 Aug. 2020 Leave it to Swedish rainwear outfitter Stutterheim to break the mold on the ubiquitous Chelsea boot design. Lindsey Olander, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Rain Boots That Won't Take Up Your Whole Suitcase," 25 Aug. 2020 Mark Roberts, a veteran outfitter and sunflower farmer from Uvalde, said his phone has been ringing throughout August. Matt Williams, ExpressNews.com, "In the age of COVID-19, dove hunting a respite," 20 Aug. 2020 Miller says working with a local outfitter or tackle store is a great way to get the right rod for the right fishing situation. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "The best fishing rods and poles, according to experts," 11 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of outfitter

1829, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Outfitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outfitter. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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outfitter

noun
How to pronounce outfitter (audio)

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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