pothunter

[ pot-huhn-ter ]
/ ˈpɒtˌhʌn tər /

noun

a person who hunts for food or profit, ignoring the rules of sport.
a person who takes part in contests merely to win prizes.

Nearby words

  1. potholer,
  2. potholing,
  3. pothook,
  4. pothos,
  5. pothouse,
  6. poti,
  7. potiche,
  8. potidaea,
  9. potion,
  10. potiphar

Origin of pothunter

First recorded in 1585–95; pot1 + hunter

Related formspot·hunt·ing, noun, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for pothunter

pothunter

/ (ˈpɒtˌhʌntə) /

noun

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 Formspothunting, noun, adjective

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