Definition of hunter:
- A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
- A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
- A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
- A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.
- One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
- One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.