hunterlike

hunter

[huhn-ter]
noun
1.
a person who hunts game or other wild animals for food or in sport.
2.
a person who searches for or seeks something: a fortune hunter.
3.
a horse specially trained for quietness, stamina, and jumping ability in hunting.
4.
an animal, as a dog, trained to hunt game.
5.
(initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Orion.
6.
Also called hunting watch. a watch with a hunting case.

Origin:
1200–50; Middle English huntere. See hunt, -er1

hunterlike, adjective
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hunter (ˈhʌntə)
 
n
1.  Female equivalent: huntress a person or animal that seeks out and kills or captures game
2.  a.  a person who looks diligently for something
 b.  (in combination): a fortune-hunter
3.  a specially bred horse used in hunting, usually characterized by strength and stamina
4.  a specially bred dog used to hunt game
5.  See also half-hunter Also called: hunting watch a watch with a hinged metal lid or case (hunting case) to protect the crystal

Hunter (ˈhʌntə)
 
n
1.  John. 1728--93, British physician, noted for his investigation of venereal and other diseases
2.  his brother, William. 1718--83, British anatomist and obstetrician

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Hunter Hun·ter (hŭn'tər), John. 1728-1793.

British surgeon who founded pathological anatomy in England.

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