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hunt·er

 (hŭn′tər)
n.
1. One who hunts game.
2. A dog bred or trained for use in hunting.
3. A horse, typically a strong fast jumper, that has been bred or trained for use in hunting.
4. One who searches for or seeks something: a treasure hunter.
5. Hunter green.

hunter

(ˈhʌntə)
n
1. (Hunting) a person or animal that seeks out and kills or captures game. Female equivalent: huntress
2.
a. a person who looks diligently for something
b. (in combination): a fortune-hunter.
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a specially bred horse used in hunting, usually characterized by strength and stamina
4. (Hunting) a specially bred dog used to hunt game
5. (Horology) Also called: hunting watch a watch with a hinged metal lid or case (hunting case) to protect the crystal. See also half-hunter

Hunter

(ˈhʌntə)
n
1. (Biography) John. 1728–93, British physician, noted for his investigation of venereal and other diseases
2. (Biography) his brother, William. 1718–83, British anatomist and obstetrician

hunt•er

(ˈhʌn tər)

n.
1. a person who hunts game or other wild animals for food or in sport.
2. a searcher or seeker for something: a treasure hunter.
3. a horse specially trained for stamina and jumping ability in hunting.
4. a dog trained to hunt game.
5. (cap.) the constellation Orion.
[1200–50]
hunt′er•like`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunter - someone who hunts gamehunter - someone who hunts game    
bounty hunter - a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty
courser - a huntsman who hunts small animals with fast dogs that use sight rather than scent to follow their prey
deer hunter - hunter of deer
duck hunter - hunter of ducks
falconer, hawker - a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
fowler - someone who hunts wild birds for food
huntress - a woman hunter
lion-hunter - someone who hunts lions
pothunter - someone who hunts for food (not for sport)
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
snarer - someone who sets snares for birds or small animals
stalker - someone who stalks game
tracker - someone who tracks down game
trapper - someone who sets traps for animals (usually to obtain their furs)
2.hunter - a person who searches for something; "a treasure hunter"
forager - someone who hunts for food and provisions; "in Japan a fungus forager can earn a good living"
quester, searcher, seeker - someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"
3.Hunter - a constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
Alpha Orionis, Betelgeuse - the second brightest star in Orion
diffuse nebula, gaseous nebula - a cluster of stars within an intricate cloud of gas and dust
4.hunter - a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal
watch, ticker - a small portable timepiece

hunter

noun huntsman or huntress, Diana, Orion, Nimrod, jaeger (rare), Artemis, sportsman or sportswoman The hunter stalked his prey.
Translations
صَيّادصَيَّادٌ
lovec-kyně
jæger
metsästäjä
lovac
vadászvadászkutya
veiîimaîur
ハンター猟師猟犬
사냥꾼
medžiotojas
lovec
jägare
นายพราน
người đi săn

hunter

[ˈhʌntəʳ]
A. N
1. (= person) → cazador(a) m/f
2. (= horse) → caballo m de caza
B. CPD hunter gatherer Ncazador-recolector m

hunter

[ˈhʌntər] n
(= person) → chasseur m
(British) (= horse) → cheval m de chasse
bargain hunter, house hunterhunter-gatherer [ˌhʌntərˈgæðər] nchasseur cueilleur m

hunter

n
(= person)Jäger(in) m(f); (= horse)Jagdpferd nt; (= dog)Jagdhund m
(= watch)Sprungdeckeluhr f
(Astron) the HunterOrion m

hunter

[ˈhʌntəʳ] ncacciatore/trice (Brit) (horse) → cavallo da caccia

hunt

(hant) verb
1. to chase (animals etc) for food or for sport. He spent the whole day hunting (deer).
2. to pursue or drive out. The murderer was hunted from town to town.
noun
1. the act of hunting animals etc. a tiger hunt.
2. a search. I'll have a hunt for that lost necklace.
ˈhunterfeminine ˈhuntress noun
a person who hunts.
ˈhunting noun
the activity of chasing animals etc for food or for sport.
ˈhuntsman (ˈhants-) noun
a hunter.
hunt down
to search for (someone or something) until found. The police hunted down the escaped prisoner.
hunt for
to search for. I've been hunting for that shoe all morning.
hunt high and low
to search everywhere.
hunt out
to search for (something that has been put away) until it is found. I'll hunt out that old photograph for you.

hunter

صَيَّادٌ lovec jæger Jäger κυνηγός cazador metsästäjä chasseur lovac cacciatore ハンター 사냥꾼 jager jeger myśliwy caçador охотник jägare นายพราน avcı người đi săn 猎人
References in classic literature ?
Alexander Smollett, master; David Livesey, ship's doctor; Abraham Gray, carpenter's mate; John Trelawney, owner; John Hunter and Richard Joyce, owner's servants, landsmen--being all that is left faithful of the ship's company--with stores for ten days at short rations, came ashore this day and flew British colours on the log-house in Treasure Island.
Thus speak of the whale, the great Cuvier, and John Hunter, and Lesson, those lights of zoology and anatomy.
John Hunter Hospital--Staff Health Professional Day
When Coun John Hunter rang me to tell me the plaques had been stolen, I had to try and dig out the photos.
Professor John Hunter, of Birmingham University, said: 'If there is evidence of a crime then we will find that evidence.
Her husband John Hunter had been pulling a trailer when his Vauxhall Corsa veered into a parked HGV.
John Hunter, VP of sales and marketing at Primagraphics, said: "This prestigious contract is yet further proof of our growing stature in the global naval command and control market.
Units at John Hunter Hospital, John Hunter Children's Hospital, Royal Newcastle Centre, the Maitland Hospital and Mental Health Services have been selected to participate in the review.
Councillor John Hunter, who represents the Howdon ward, told the Chronicle of his disgust.
Morpeth Harrier Terry Wall was the first man home in a respectable 31min 28sec in the Billingham Marsh House Harriers-organised event with Loftus runner John Hunter second and also winner of the Over 40 category, some 30 seconds adrift.
This is the largest single contract Primagraphics has secured in its history and it is a major boost to have received it during our 20th anniversary year," said John Hunter, marketing director, Primagraphics.
According to the latest statistics from NSW Health, John Hunter Hospital is now the leading maternity unit in Australia for natural breech births.