headhunter

[ hed-huhn-ter ]
/ ˈhɛdˌhʌn tər /

noun

a person who engages in headhunting.
a personnel recruiter for a corporation or executive recruitment agency.
an executive recruitment agency.

Nearby words

  1. headframe,
  2. headfuck,
  3. headgear,
  4. headguard,
  5. headhunt,
  6. headhunting,
  7. heading,
  8. heading course,
  9. heading dog,
  10. heading sword

Origin of headhunter

First recorded in 1850–55; head + hunter

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