Hunt

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Definition

to hunt: to chase and kill an animal; to look for, to follow, to chase; to persecute
verb
Let's go hunting this weekend! I love killing animals!

a hunt: a chasing of wild animals in order to kill them
noun
to go hunting to chase wild animals in order to kill them

a hunter: a person who chases wild animals in order to kill them
noun

Examples

  • "Out here you can get in touch with the great outdoors: hunting, fishing, swimming in the lake, and lounging in the outdoor Jacuzzi."
  • "Did they hunt you like wild boar?"
  • "Horatio : At Joan's grave, I promised to hunt "Sharky" across the seven seas."
  • "The company, at the center of hundreds of scandals in the last 10 years, ranging from illegal bear hunts to monkey abuse to laboratory explosions, just can't seem to get their act together."
  • "Warbuckle, president and CEO of an international department store chain, is a passionate hunter and gun advocate."
  • "After the break, we'll talk about hunting the most dangerous prey of all."
  • "We're hunting Elmers."
  • "Some people enjoy collecting knives, others enjoy building robots, and some English people like me think that the most enjoyable hobby of all is to hunt a small fox with a pack of dogs."
  • "Brent : And how do these dogs hunt the fox, Rupert?"
  • "A typical hunt involves 50 dogs and 50 horse riders blowing horns like this one."

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