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noun as in forager

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noun as in collector

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In Virginia Beach, one arts-and-culture hub put on a scavenger hunt to draw people to the shopping corridor.

The series turns New York City into a holiday scavenger hunt.

From Vox

Because the scavengers kept on getting arrested, they became known as jail boys.

From Ozy

This year, she is turning her party virtual with Zoom bingo, magicians in breakout rooms, scavenger hunts and craft projects that she has mailed out to neighborhood kids in advance.

Ashley Nguyen, who lives in Arlington with her 6- and 9-year-old daughters, is organizing a small scavenger hunt with a handful of neighborhood families.

The eggs are disbursed throughout the five boroughs and a citywide scavenger hunt ensues.

For Fashion Week, Band of Outsiders traded the runway for the road with a social-media scavenger hunt around NYC.

Life is a scavenger hunt run backward as well as forward, a race to comprehend.

At that point, Tyson had become a scavenger spewing bile and pus.

They also brought in a few of the rabbit-sized scavenger animals.

He carries a scavenger's bag and a common sailor's cap, and screams until the whole world gathers around him.

No scavenger shark, no carrion crab, ever chambered more grisly secrets in his digestive processes than this big charnel bird.

The scavenger and the ragpicker, being the lowest grade of blousards, do not always rise to the dignity even of a blouse.

This is always the great difficulty skywardness has in dealing with the moral scavenger.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scavenger, such as: hunter, scrounger, and scrounge.

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