hunter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “hunter” in the English Dictionary

"hunter" in British English

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hunternoun [C]

uk   /ˈhʌn.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a ​person or an ​animal that ​huntsanimals for ​food or for ​sport: Animals in the ​catfamily are hunters. a ​type of ​horse, ​especially one used in ​huntinganimals
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uk   /-hʌn.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/

hunter suffix (CHASE)

someone who ​hunts the ​statedanimal: a fox-hunter

hunter suffix (SEARCH)

someone who is ​trying to ​find or get the ​stated thing: a job-hunter a house-hunter bargain-hunters
(Definition of hunter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hunter" in American English

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hunternoun [C]

 us   /ˈhʌn·tər/
a ​person or ​animal that ​huntsanimals for ​food or ​sport
(Definition of hunter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hunter”
in Arabic صَيّاد…
in Korean 사냥꾼…
in Portuguese caçador, -ora…
in Catalan caçador, -a…
in Japanese 猟師, ハンター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猎人, 捕猎者, 猎兽…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獵人, 捕獵者, 獵獸…
in Italian cacciatore…
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