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bounty hunter

noun
1.
a person who hunts outlaws or wild animals for the bounty offered for capturing or killing them.
2.
a person who seeks a reward for recovering valuable property.
3.
Slang. a salesman or agent who works for a fee or commission.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • The gunslinger and a bounty hunter take off after the outlaw.
  • The bounty hunter lawyers wanted to get paid hefty fees, which is what the whole thing was obviously about in the first place.

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