Definition of treasure hunt in English:

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treasure hunt

Pronunciation: /ˈtreZHər hənt/


1A search for treasure.
Example sentences
  • Over the past two centuries, six men have died in the Money Pit on Nova Scotia's Oak Island, site of the world's most famous treasure hunt.
  • A mild love story and kidnapping / treasure hunt is all this film really required.
  • That was what they thought all since they had found that cave, since they went on that treasure hunt.
1.1A game in which players search for hidden objects by following a trail of clues.
Example sentences
  • Pupils at Seend School did most of the organisation for the event themselves and thought of ideas for games, including a treasure hunt, marbles and lucky dips.
  • The CD plays with older forms like the treasure hunt, a game with embedded clues, shadow puppetry silhouettes and traditional folklore.
  • The day started with a treasure hunt and this was followed by a parachute game with all the mums and dads invited to participate.

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Syllabification: treas·ure hunt

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