man hunt

manhunt

[man-huhnt]
noun
1.
an intensive search for a criminal, suspect, escaped convict, etc., as by law enforcement agencies.
2.
an intensive search for any person.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; man1 + hunt

man hunter, noun
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manhunt (ˈmænˌhʌnt)
 
n
an organized search, usually by police, for a wanted man or fugitive
 
'manhunter
 
n

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