What is hunt?

  • (verb): Yaw back and forth about a flight path.
    Example: "The plane's nose yawed"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hunts, hunt:

Antelope Island State Park - Wildlife - Bison
... of supplementing his income with private bison hunts ... The island was opened for bison hunts beginning in 1896 ... the island until 1926 when the final "Big Buffalo Hunt" eliminated all but a few of the bison ...
William Henry Hunt (judge) - Secretary and Governor of Puerto Rico
... In 1900, Hunt was appointed by President William McKinley to be the Secretary of Puerto Rico ... Hunt served as Governor of Puerto Rico for three years, from September 15, 1901 to July 4, 1904 ... During his governorship, Hunt signed numerous Executive Orders, including those that made Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day legal holidays in Puerto Rico ...

More definitions of "hunt":

  • (verb): Search (an area) for prey.
    Example: "The King used to hunt these forests"
  • (verb): Seek, search for.
    Example: "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
  • (noun): The work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts.
    Synonyms: hunting
  • (verb): Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent.
    Example: "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  • (noun): The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport.
    Synonyms: hunting
  • (verb): Pursue or chase relentlessly.
    Synonyms: hound, trace
  • (noun): An association of huntsmen who hunt for sport.
    Synonyms: hunt club
  • (noun): An instance of searching for something.
    Example: "The hunt for submarines"
  • (noun): The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.
    Synonyms: search, hunting
  • (verb): Chase away, with as with force.
    Example: "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

Famous quotes containing the word hunt:

    The laughing queen that caught the world’s great hands.
    —Leigh Hunt (1784–1859)

    Every individual, like a statue, develops in his life the laws of harmony, integrity, and freedom; or those of deformity, immorality, and bondage. Whether we wish to or not, we are all drawing our own pictures in the lives we are living ...
    —Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)

    Many of our German friends before the war would come as our guest to hunt wild pig. I refused to invite Goering. I could not tolerate his killing a wild pig— seemed too much like brother against brother.
    Joseph L. Mankiewicz, U.S. director, screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Countess (Danielle Darrieux)