bounty-hunter

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:
1955–60

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bounty hunter

noun
1. someone who pursues fugitives or criminals for whom a reward is offered 
2. a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty 
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