Definition of bowhunting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbōˌhən(t)iNG/


North American
The practice of hunting animals with a bow rather than a gun.
Example sentences
  • Ask your gun customers if they bowhunt or would consider bowhunting.
  • It's so much easier to prepare for dove hunting, which kicks off Wednesday, than for bowhunting.
  • Their raves about bowhunting were not about taking game, but rather, about getting close in order to take it.



Pronunciation: /-ˌhəntər/
Example sentences
  • Like gun hunters, some bowhunters hunt out of treestands.
  • Studies, surveys and industry experts continue to reveal that as many as a quarter of your firearm hunting customers are likely bowhunters.
  • To meet the needs of bowhunters who like to hunt on the ground, you should consider stocking blinds.
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