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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 ?
Leo Hunter, Sir, to have the gratification of seeing you at the Den.
Leo Hunter has many of these breakfasts, Sir,' resumed the new acquaintance--'"feasts of reason," sir, "and flows of soul," as somebody who wrote a sonnet to Mrs.
There was once a young Hunter who went boldly into the forest.
Ere Mor the Peacock flutters, ere the Monkey People cry, Ere Chil the Kite swoops down a furlong sheer, Through the Jungle very softly flits a shadow and a sigh-- He is Fear, O Little Hunter, he is Fear!
The bee hunter is generally some settler on the verge of the prairies; a long, lank fellow, of fever and ague complexion, acquired from living on new soil, and in a hut built of green logs.
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
At that moment a Hunter approached and sent an arrow whistling after him.
He was doing it now, vociferating, bellowing, waving his arms, and cursing like a fiend, and all because of a disagreement with another hunter as to whether a seal pup knew instinctively how to swim.
But the wind was wanting; and to complete our helplessness, down came Hunter with the news that Jim Hawkins had slipped into a boat and was gone ashore with the rest.
Robert M'Lellan joins the Party- John Day, a Virginia Hunter.
A HUNTER who had lassoed a Bear was trying to disengage himself from the rope, but the slip-knot about his wrist would not yield, for the Bear was all the time pulling in the slack with his paws.
For that I know my father, Bok, was a great hunter, I speak these words.