bounty hunter

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

Origin of bounty hunter

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018