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



    BrE BrE//ˈhʌntə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhʌntər//
    Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1a person who hunts wild animals for food or sport; an animal that hunts its food nocturnal hunters
  2. 2(usually in compounds) a person who looks for and collects a particular kind of thing a bargain hunter The outlaw was tracked down and killed by bounty hunters. see also headhunter
  3. 3(British English) a fast strong horse used in hunting foxes See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  4. 4(North American English) a dog used in hunting See related entries: Domesticated mammals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hunter