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hunter

EN[ˈhʌntɚ] [ˈhʌɾ̃ɚ] [-ʌntə(r)]
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EN Hunter

    Definition of hunter in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhuntersSUF-er
    1. One who hunts game for sport or for food; a huntsman or huntswoman.
      1. A dog used in hunting.
        1. A horse used in hunting, especially a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
          1. One who hunts or seeks after anything.
            1. The hunter becomes the hunted.
            2. a fortune hunter
          2. A kind of spider, the huntsman or hunting spider.
            1. A pocket watch with a spring-hinged circular metal cover that closes over the dial and crystal, protecting them from dust and scratches.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The hunter unslung his rifle and took a bead on the hare.
                • The hunter managed to pip three ducks from his blind.
                • Blast his sowl--that hunter I mane, an' if iver I cotch him, may I be used for a flail if I don't settle his accounts."
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The large bull gave a basso trumpet as he charged the hunters.
            • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
              1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
              2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -er
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en Hunter
                2. en hunger
                3. en hunted
                4. en hunters
                5. en gunter
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                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of hunter for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "hunter" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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