treasure hunt


: an act of searching for treasure
The adventurers set sail on a treasure hunt.
sometimes used figuratively
a treasure hunt at one of the city's flea markets
: a game in which each player or team tries to be the first to find an object or group of objects that have been hidden

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Portland Japanese Garden will hold its celebration later in the weekend and offer a range of family-friendly activities including a taiko performances, origami koi or frogs art project, a treasure hunt, and displays of koi nobori, or cloth carp streamers. oregonlive, 26 Jan. 2023 The Pogues are going on another treasure hunt! Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 27 Feb. 2023 The collaboration seems to be a natural given Antiques Roadshow’s tagline: part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2023 Collecting became an affordable, novel way to explore the world around me, one that could turn even a mundane shopping trip into a treasure hunt. Darlene Lacey, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 Apr. 2023 Floria Man takes that premise to absurd lengths with its character Mike Valentine (Édgar Ramirez), a disgraced cop who returns home only to get swept up in a deadly treasure hunt. Travis Bean, Forbes, 1 Apr. 2023 There's more people in on this treasure hunt. Sydney Bucksbaum,, 16 Feb. 2023 Get the tutorial at Hostessology. 15 Graduation Treasure Hunt A treasure hunt ages young and old can do together to solve the rhyming riddles at the party. Angela Belt, House Beautiful, 29 Mar. 2023 Dry activities include pirate ship slide and a treasure hunt. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Treasure hunt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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