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  ( 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  
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Artemis, Diana, huntsman or (fem.) huntress, jaeger     (rare)   Nimrod, Orion, pink, sportsman  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

game hunter n.
a person who hunts wild animals

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