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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 ?
The Hunter was sorry for the poor old woman, and he felt in his pocket and gave her all he could spare.
Then the Hunter did as the old woman had told him: he cut open the bird, found its heart, swallowed it, and took the cloak home with him.
When the Hunter came nearer he saw the maiden, and said to himself, 'I have travelled so far now that I will rest, and turn into this beautiful castle; money I have in plenty.
The hunter still kept his place and listened to the hounds.
And perhaps at evening I see the hunters returning with a single brush trailing from their sleigh for a trophy, seeking their inn.
Away bounded the Hart, and soon, by the aid of his nimble legs, was nearly out of sight of the Hunter; but not noticing where he was going, he passed under some trees with branches growing low down in which his antlers were caught, so that the Hunter had time to come up.
In the midst of his trouble the Hunter saw a Showman passing by, and managed to attract his attention.
The price of this animal," the Hunter replied, "is down to bed- rock; you can have him for nothing a pound, spot cash, and I'll throw in the next one that I lasso.
The cook, who was called "the doctor" by the crew, "Tommy" by the hunters, and "Cooky" by Wolf Larsen, was a changed person.
One of the hunters, a tall, loose-jointed chap named Henderson, was going aft at the time from the steerage (the name the hunters facetiously gave their midships sleeping quarters) to the cabin.
Let him go; it will teach him a lesson," the hunters said.
I am minded to build me an IGLOO," he said one day to Klosh-Kwan and a number of the hunters.