- 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.
Origin of bounty hunter
First recorded in 1955–60
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