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.

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Origin of pothunter

First recorded in 1585–95; pot1 + hunter

OTHER WORDS FROM pothunter

pothunting, 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 forms of pothunter

pothunting, noun, adjective
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