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



    BrE BrE//ˈhedhʌntə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedhʌntər//
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  1. 1 a person whose job is to find people with the necessary skills to work for a particular company and to persuade them to join this company
  2. 2a member of a people that collects the heads of the people they kill
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headhunter