headhunter

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head·hunt

 (hĕd′hŭnt′)
intr.v. head·hunt·ed, head·hunt·ing, head·hunts
To engage in headhunting.

head′hunt′ n.
head′hunt′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headhunter - a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
recruiter - someone who supplies members or employees
2.headhunter - a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies
barbarian, savage - a member of an uncivilized people
Translations
fejvadász

headhunter

[ˈhedˌhʌntəʳ] N (lit) → cazador m de cabezas (fig) → cazatalentos mf inv

headhunter

[ˈhɛdhʌntər] nchasseur/euse m/f de têtes

headhunter

[ˈhɛdˌhʌntəʳ] ncacciatore m di teste
References in classic literature ?
In a moment the savage Borneo head hunters had added five grisly trophies to their record.
As two of the head hunters closed upon him the brave Chinaman clubbed his weapon and went down beneath them beating madly at the brown skulls.
A search of the shelves of almost any public library will bring to light a book entitled, "A Naturalist Among the Head Hunters.
The firm is believed to have hired head hunters to find a suitable replacement, even though no official statement has been made, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Media Contact: Jaree Zafar, Private Equity Head Hunters, 1-800-281-6870, jareez@privateequityheadhunters.
Head hunters will be appointed to look for a new finance director and assist the board's Nomination Committee to identify suitable internal and external candidates.
Omar Boustany speaks to head hunters (ISIS excepted) So Omar Boustany is looking for a job and head hunters should take note.
Lumholtz published the book "Through Central Borneo - An Account of Two Years' Travel in the Land of the Head Hunters Between the Years 1913 and 1917" in the wake of the expedition that stunned the public with its rich illustrations and vivid tales of the land and people of Borneo.
WIGAN boss Shaun Wane will command his enforcers to protect prize guy Sam Tomkins from Super League's head hunters.
This number is rising steadily each day and most head hunters say companies don't mind walking the extra mile to get the right candidate.
Head hunters also operate in the city, working for big-name companies looking for the cream of the crop to work for their firms.