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treasure hunt

noun
1.
a game in which each person or team attempts to be first in finding something that has been hidden, using written directions or clues.
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Examples for treasure hunt
  • One of my colleagues has her students do a grown-up version of a treasure hunt at the beginning of the semester.
  • His lack of any real discovery is perplexing in a book that purports to be about a veritable maritime treasure hunt.
  • treasure hunt ends with a stunning fossil of a flying insect.
  • The program will be complemented by an interactive treasure hunt that integrates puzzles into the show's content.
  • Then, sort of digital treasure hunt for those giants can begin.
  • Many special guests from the world of words and puzzles will be there, as will a treasure hunt across the scenic lodge.
  • All the signs he had painstakingly described to me were appearing as if on a map of a great treasure hunt.
  • The city is one of the first to embrace the geocaching craze with an official citywide treasure hunt.
  • Now he has written a book that has readers participating in a nationwide treasure hunt.
  • Wednesdays are family days complete with a treasure hunt, free barbecue lunch, games and extended pool hours.
British Dictionary definitions for treasure hunt

treasure hunt

noun
1.
a game in which players act upon successive clues and are eventually directed to a prize
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