verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hunt
Examples from the Web for hunted
At that time, pre -9/11, the links were more subtle and had to be hunted down.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Middle-class Congolese like himself, called “évolué,” or “evolved,” were hunted down for having ties with the Europeans.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We saw Tyreese in this episode caught in the middle of the “hunt or be hunted” dilemma.
If you were in the zombie apocalypse, would you be a hunter, the hunted, or Tyreese?
LGBTs in Russia have "never been so under siege," says Steele, "and so hunted."The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up|Tim Teeman|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have hunted out a precedent for this unceremonious address.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV|Thomas Moore
For a time he served in the English army in India, and hunted the big game of those regions.Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6|Charles H. Sylvester
There they sat an hour or two and uttered their cries, and there they were hunted up and fed by the parents.Little Brothers of the Air|Olive Thorne Miller
If a man helps hisself to a pore, sick dogie he's hunted down!
She flashed round like a hunted creature at bay, her eyes blazing a wild defiance into the mocking eyes opposite.The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
British Dictionary definitions for hunted (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for hunted (2 of 3)
Derived Formshuntedly, adverb
Word Origin for hunt
British Dictionary definitions for hunted (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with hunted
see happy hunting ground; high and low, (hunt); run with (the hare, hunt with the hounds).