- a person who hunts for food or profit, ignoring the rules of sport.
- a person who takes part in contests merely to win prizes.
Origin of pothunter
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Examples from the Web for pothunter
Mrs. Pothunter told the story of the man who met the widow on the train.The Trimmed Lamp
The state of Minnesota has some excellent laws to prevent the destruction of game animals by the pothunter.The Pioneer Woodsman as He is Related to Lumbering in the Northwest
George Henry Warren
- a person who hunts for food or for profit without regard to the rules of sport
- informal a person who enters competitions for the sole purpose of winning prizes