bounty hunter


a person who hunts outlaws or wild animals for the bounty offered for capturing or killing them.
a person who seeks a reward for recovering valuable property.
Slang. a salesman or agent who works for a fee or commission.

Nearby words

  1. bountied,
  2. bountiful,
  3. bountifully,
  4. bounty,
  5. bounty bag,
  6. bouquet,
  7. bouquet garni,
  8. bouquetier,
  9. bourbaki,
  10. bourbon

Origin of bounty hunter

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019