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Origin of hunter
OTHER WORDS FROM hunterhunt·er·like, adjective
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Definition for hunter (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for hunter
Brandeburg, a state on Germany’s border with Poland, will adopt measures to contain the disease, restricting the movement of people and livestock close to the outbreak area and ordering hunters to cull wild boar, Kloeckner said.Europe is on high alert after a deadly swine virus emerges in Germany|Bernhard Warner|September 10, 2020|Fortune
I can only imagine how all these images of giant scorpions, curling snakes, and snarling predators must have affected the young hunter on his first descent into the darkness, maybe with nothing but the flickering light of a torch.An Ancient Site with Human Skulls on Display - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Jo Marchant|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
The soaring prices for wolverine pelts made them popular targets for hunters, she explains, so the wolverine population plummeted throughout the 20th century.Mount Rainier’s first wolverine mama in a century is a sign of the species’ comeback|Hannah Seo|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
It long held that hunters were men and gatherers were women.Skeletons hint that ancient societies had women warriors|Bruce Bower|May 28, 2020|Science News For Students
Sometimes, Hunter tests new plant varieties in a garden plot.
His surprise marriage to theater director Sophie Hunter may have broken hearts, but the squeals of delight were even louder.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 1987, The Deer Hunter was hailed at the Moscow Film Festival as an important portrayal of the horrors of war.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bounty hunter told AFP that the suspected Texan could very well be Everett Livvix of Robinson, Illinois.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In it, Kraven the Hunter tracks down Spider-Man, shoots him repeatedly, and leaves him for dead, buried underground.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1970, Hunter S. Thompson was dispatched to report on a motorcycle race in Las Vegas.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
A very interesting way of studying Ferns is that of collecting the fronds of the species which the hunter may come across.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
An old weather-beaten bear-hunter stepped forward, squirting out his tobacco juice with all imaginable deliberation.
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Bright-coloured birds flew about among the bushes, but they had no songs for Alila and the hunter as they passed along.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
British Dictionary definitions for hunter (1 of 2)
- a person who looks diligently for something
- (in combination)a fortune-hunter