white hunter

noun

Definition of 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 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, "Ann Pyne on Designing a Happy and Fun Southampton Home," 2 Oct. 2012

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First Known Use of white hunter

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“White hunter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20hunter. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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