English dictionary definition of:



  • the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
  • the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  • an instance of searching for something
  • an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
  • British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
  • United States architect (1827-1895)
  • Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)


  • pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  • search (an area) for prey
  • seek, search for
  • oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
  • pursue or chase relentlessly
  • yaw back and forth about a flight path
  • chase away, with as with force


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 4: Section 5 and learn about the word hunt in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Final consonant blends.

Scrabble score for hunt

Scrabble score = 7

generated at 20:24:43 on 19-10-19

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