bounty hunter

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bounty hunter

n.
1. One who hunts predatory animals in order to collect a bounty.
2. One who pursues a criminal or fugitive for whom a reward is offered.

boun′ty hunt`er


n.
a person who hunts outlaws or wild animals for the bounty offered for capturing or killing them.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bounty hunter - someone who pursues fugitives or criminals for whom a reward is offeredbounty hunter - someone who pursues fugitives or criminals for whom a reward is offered
chaser, pursuer - a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture; "always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers"
2.bounty hunter - a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty
hunter, huntsman - someone who hunts game
Translations

bounty hunter

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