treasure hunt


Definition of treasure hunt

  1. 1 :  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

  2. 2 :  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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  wealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded

    :  wealth of any kind or in any form :  riches

    :  a store of money in reserve

  1. :  to collect and store up (something of value) for future use :  hoard

    :  to hold or keep as precious :  cherish, prize

  1. :  to pursue for food or in sport

    :  to manage in the search for game

    :  to pursue with intent to capture

  1. :  the act, the practice, or an instance of hunting

    :  a group of mounted hunters and their hunting dogs

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up treasure hunt? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


clearly seen through or understood

Get Word of the Day daily email!