Definition for hunter

noun as in a person who hunts

noun as in a dog or horse bred for hunting

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Brandeburg, a state on Germany’s border with Poland, will adopt measures to contain the disease, restricting the movement of people and livestock close to the outbreak area and ordering hunters to cull wild boar, Kloeckner said.

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I can only imagine how all these images of giant scorpions, curling snakes, and snarling predators must have affected the young hunter on his first descent into the darkness, maybe with nothing but the flickering light of a torch.

The soaring prices for wolverine pelts made them popular targets for hunters, she explains, so the wolverine population plummeted throughout the 20th century.

It long held that hunters were men and gatherers were women.

As part of her job, Hunter regularly tests soil pH and levels of nutrients, such as phosphorus and nitrogen.

His surprise marriage to theater director Sophie Hunter may have broken hearts, but the squeals of delight were even louder.

In 1987, The Deer Hunter was hailed at the Moscow Film Festival as an important portrayal of the horrors of war.

A bounty hunter told AFP that the suspected Texan could very well be Everett Livvix of Robinson, Illinois.

In it, Kraven the Hunter tracks down Spider-Man, shoots him repeatedly, and leaves him for dead, buried underground.

In 1970, Hunter S. Thompson was dispatched to report on a motorcycle race in Las Vegas.

G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.

A very interesting way of studying Ferns is that of collecting the fronds of the species which the hunter may come across.

An old weather-beaten bear-hunter stepped forward, squirting out his tobacco juice with all imaginable deliberation.

Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.

Bright-coloured birds flew about among the bushes, but they had no songs for Alila and the hunter as they passed along.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hunter, such as: chaser, deerstalker, falconer, fisherman, hawker, and huntress.

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