white hunter


: a white man serving as guide and professional hunter to an African safari

Examples of white hunter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The great white hunter manages to slay the beast, but with his transportation reduced to a smoking heap, the couple's forced to spend the night in the wild. Matt Cabral, EW.com, 2 Jan. 2023 Anyway, when the bed came (before the curtains were installed — big mistake), my brother stalked around it like a great white hunter without saying a word. Christine Pittel, House Beautiful, 2 Oct. 2012

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Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white hunter was in 1775

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“White hunter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20hunter. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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