hunter ( hunters plural )
1 n-count A hunter is a person who hunts wild animals for food or as a sport.
The hunters stalked their prey.
2 n-count People who are searching for things of a particular kind are often referred to as hunters. n N
(=seeker) ...job-hunters., ...treasure hunters. →
bargain hunter →
bargain hunter ( bargain hunters plural ) , bargain-hunter A bargain hunter is someone who is looking for goods that are value for money, usually because they are on sale at a lower price than normal. n-count
bounty hunter ( bounty hunters plural ) A bounty hunter is someone who tries to find or kill someone in order to get the reward that has been offered. n-count
hunter-gatherer ( hunter-gatherers plural ) Hunter-gatherers were people who lived by hunting and collecting food rather than by farming. There are still groups of hunter-gatherers living in some parts of the world. n-count
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
Artemis, Diana, huntsman or (fem.) huntress, jaeger (rare) Nimrod, Orion, pink, sportsman
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
a person who hunts wild animals
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