scavenger hunt


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scavenger hunt

n.
A game in which individuals or teams try to locate and often bring back or take a photograph of miscellaneous items on a list.
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scavenger hunt

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors
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scav′enger hunt`


n.
a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to get without buying a series of objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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