hunting noun

1 chasing wild animals

ADJ. big-game, deer, fox (also fox-hunting), etc. He was killed by a lion while big-game hunting in Africa. | commercial commercial hunting of minke whales

VERB + HUNTING go Local people go hunting in the woods. | ban Should fox-hunting be banned?

HUNTING + NOUN knife, rifle | ground These waters are a hunting ground for sharks. | lodge The king built a large hunting lodge in the mountains. | trip | season

2 trying to find sth

ADJ. bargain, house, job, treasure Archaeologists have called for a ban on treasure hunting in the region.

VERB + HUNTING go We went bargain hunting at the antique market.

HUNTING + NOUN ground (figurative) Crowded markets are a happy hunting ground for pickpockets.