lion-hunter


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lion-hunter

n
a person who hunts lions, esp for sporta person who seeks the company of famous people
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lion-hunter - someone who tries to attract social lions as guests
social climber, climber - someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
2.lion-hunter - someone who hunts lions
hunter, huntsman - someone who hunts game
References in classic literature ?
And he takes his vermouth at Tortoni's with Lagrene, Scholl and Pertuiset, the lion-hunter," added Moncharmin.
They could see the tall figure and loose mane of the lion-hunter dominating the little group.
Strickland was the most harmless of all the lion-hunters that pursue their quarry from the rarefied heights of Hampstead to the nethermost studios of Cheyne Walk.