poacher Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “poacher” in the English Dictionary

"poacher" in British English

See all translations

poachernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.tʃər/  us   /ˈpoʊ.tʃɚ/
someone who ​catches and ​killsanimalsillegally
(also goal poacher) in ​football, a forward who ​scores a lot ​goals from a ​positionclose to the ​goal
(Definition of poacher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poacher”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷猎者…
in Turkish kaçak avcı…
in Russian браконьер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷獵者…
in Polish kłusowni-k/czka…
What is the pronunciation of poacher?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day