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Definition of "hunting" []

  • The activity or sport of pursuing game. (noun)
  • The act of conducting a search for something: house hunting. (noun)
  • Electronics The periodic variation in speed of a synchronous motor with respect to the current. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hunting" in a sentence
  • ""I want you to take us out shooting -- hunting, you know -- _hunting_.""
  • "The only real contest in hunting is between the hunter and the hunted."
  • "I have learned that success in hunting is almost always a direct reflection of the time and effort you put into it, but that its important to stick with it, even if you have a lousy season."