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Definition of "lion-hunter" [lion-hunter]

  • Someone who tries to attract social lions as guests. (noun)
  • Someone who hunts lions. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "lion-hunter" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately, in a primary sense ‘lion-hunter’ was a compliment, and Soames doubted whether its secondary sense had ever been ‘laid down’ as libellous."
  • "(But then Gregor had the physique of a lion-hunter, and could permit himself the luxury of debauch.)"
  • "Hamza at sixty is still the city's most renowned fighter and lion-hunter."