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Definition of "hunter-gatherers" []

  • (of a society, lifestyle, etc) surviving by hunting animals and gathering plants for subsistence (adjective)
  • A member of such a society (noun)
  • Plural form of hunter-gatherer. (noun)

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Use "hunter-gatherers" in a sentence
  • "In a famous essay, anthropologist Marshall Sahlins called hunter-gatherers “the original affluent society” because the simplicity of their material wants, needs and diet left them with so much leisure time on their hands."
  • "Up until their early adulthood, they were hunter-gatherers."
  • "The original people, the first hunter-gatherers, say that it all comes down to hunting, cooking, and eating, which get you ready to make love."