An organized search for a person, especially a criminal.
More example sentences
- Detectives have launched a manhunt after two men burst into the home of a young mother and threatened to harm her newborn baby.
- A major manhunt was launched and detectives made numerous appeals in a bid to catch the culprit.
- One of North Yorkshire's biggest police manhunts was launched.
Definition of manhunt in:
- The British & World English dictionary