white hunter

noun

Definition of white hunter 

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

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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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