Definition of dragnet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdræɡnet//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdræɡnet//
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  1. 1a net which is pulled through water to catch fish, or along the ground to catch animals Wordfinderbait, bite, dragnet, fishing, fly, hook, line, net, rod, trawl
  2. 2a thorough search, especially for a criminal

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