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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.
Leading team scores: 339 (stableford points) John Hunter, Chris Day, Guy Hunter and pro John Harrison; 332 Steve Dixon, Tony Brown, Dave Lawson and pro-Chris McDonnell; 310 Trevor Smith, Gary Atkinson, Stephen Carter and pro Craig Smith; 308 Brian Trench, Franco Graziani, Brian Aitken and pro Philip Harrison; 301 Graham Wilson, Hugh Thompson, Robert Gray, and pro George Cowan.
The board has appointed John Hunter, an independent director who serves as chairman of the compensation committee, as non-executive chairman of the board, effective March 1.
And a day later the Albion website posted the news that commercial director John Hunter had tendered his resignation with immediate effect.
John Hunter knew he'd backed a winner when he called me for help.
Nurses and midwives at John Hunter Hospital have introduced bans until safe staffing is addressed: when wards are short-staffed everyone suffers.
The "Denominators" team from Yarm School - Natalie Forrest, John Hunter, Caitlin Gillespie and Aidan Rigby - negotiated a series of tough financial tests to make it to the final of the national ifs Student Investor Challenge which claims to be the premier UK online investment game for students aged 14-19.
Grandad John Hunter says: "Zoe was born three months premature and weighed just 2kg.
It begins with ancient records and discusses such topics as Hippocratic concepts, Aristotle, Galen, Mondino de Luzzi, Leonardo da Vinci, William Harvey, William Hunter, John Hunter, Robert Knox, body snatchers and the trade in corpses, the anatomical literature, the legislation of human dissection, anatomy in the Third Reich, anatomical societies and associations, and the modernization of the anatomy curriculum in medical schools.
John Hunter drew with John Naughton as did Jimmy Hudson, Paul Lambert, Derek Boak , Peter buglass, Bob Urwin and Gary Dunn.