Origin of hunting
Related formsan·ti·hunt·ing, noun, adjectivenon·hunt·ing, adjective
Definition for hunting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of hunt
Examples from the Web for hunting
Viscount Mandeville, like many British aristocrats, had met her in the U.S. while “hunting” for an American wife.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does wildlife campaigner Prince Charles's hunting habit make him a hypocrite?Prince Charles Photographed Shooting, Charges of Animal Cruelty and Royal Hypocrisy Reignited|Tom Sykes|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With delisting, relaxed regulations, and hunting quotas, you might add in another one or two hundred dead grizzlies.
Other human practices, like the hunting and consumption of wild animals for food, provide other opportunities for spillover.
Officials are hunting for the pilot—and ways to fight a growing problem.What Was This Drone Doing Over a South Carolina Prison?|Melissa Leon|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was a time of uncommon interest and excitement to the entire Nez Percé hunting village.Two Arrows|William O. Stoddard
Robinson put a couple of nuts in his hunting bag, and also the shells from the broken nuts.An American Robinson Crusoe|Samuel. B. Allison
As a rule, however, Mr. Mabie did not believe in hunting such animals save in the fall of the year.The Outdoor Chums After Big Game|Captain Quincy Allen
This was Armand Griffin, whose family resided at Natchez, while he engaged in the laborious but profitable business of hunting.
Thereafter he devoted himself to writing, chiefly for the Quarterly Review, and to hunting.
British Dictionary definitions for hunting (1 of 3)
- the pursuit and killing or capture of game and wild animals, regarded as a sport
- (as modifier)hunting boots; hunting lodge
British Dictionary definitions for hunting (2 of 3)
Derived Formshuntedly, adverb
Word Origin for hunt
British Dictionary definitions for hunting (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with hunting
see happy hunting ground; high and low, (hunt); run with (the hare, hunt with the hounds).