[ pot-huhn-ter ]
/ ˈpɒtˌhʌn tər /
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a person who hunts for food or profit, ignoring the rules of sport.
a person who takes part in contests merely to win prizes.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pothunterpothunting, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pothunter
Mrs. Pothunter told the story of the man who met the widow on the train.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
The state of Minnesota has some excellent laws to prevent the destruction of game animals by the pothunter.The Pioneer Woodsman as He is Related to Lumbering in the Northwest|George Henry Warren
British Dictionary definitions for pothunter
/ (ˈpɒtˌhʌntə) /
a person who hunts for food or for profit without regard to the rules of sport
informal a person who enters competitions for the sole purpose of winning prizes
Derived forms of pothunterpothunting, noun, adjective
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