Definition of hunting in English:


Line breaks: hunt|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌntɪŋ


[mass noun]
1The activity of hunting wild animals or game: they talked about going hunting whale hunting is unnecessary
More example sentences
  • She was the goddess of hunting, wild animals, childbirth, nature, and the harvest.
  • Big game hunting has long been a controversial topic.
  • Thus the kind of domination represented by big game hunting had altered significantly.
Indian shikar
archaic venery
2 [in combination] The activity of searching for something: house-hunting
3 (also plain hunting) Bell-ringing A simple system of changes in which bells move through the order in a regular progression.

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