- bounty huntersN-COUNTA bounty hunter is someone who tries to find or kill someone in order to get the reward that has been offered.
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bounty hunter — Someone who who chases down defendants who have skipped bail, and turns them in. Category: Criminal Law Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 … Law dictionary
bounty hunter — n. a person who pursues wild animals or outlaws for whose capture a bounty is offered … English World dictionary
bounty hunter — bounty .hunter n someone who catches criminals and brings them to the police for a reward … Dictionary of contemporary English
bounty hunter — bounty ,hunter noun count someone who tries to catch criminals in order to receive a reward … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Bounty hunter — A bounty hunter captures fugitives for a monetary reward (bounty). Other names, mainly used in the United States, include bail agent, bail enforcement agent, bail officer, fugitive recovery agent, fugitive recovery officer and bail fugitive… … Wikipedia
bounty hunter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bounty hunter : singular bounty hunter plural bounty hunters someone who tries to catch criminals in order to receive a reward … English dictionary
bounty hunter — noun 1. someone who pursues fugitives or criminals for whom a reward is offered • Hypernyms: ↑pursuer, ↑chaser 2. a hunter who kills predatory wild animals in order to collect a bounty • Hypernyms: ↑hunter, ↑huntsman * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] … Useful english dictionary
bounty hunter — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. fugitive hunter, criminal hunter … English dictionary for students
bounty hunter — 1. a person who hunts outlaws or wild animals for the bounty offered for capturing or killing them. 2. a person who seeks a reward for recovering valuable property. 3. Slang. a salesman or agent who works for a fee or commission. [1955 60] * * * … Universalium
bounty hunter — boun′ty hunt er n. a person who hunts outlaws or wild animals for the bounty offered for capturing or killing them • Etymology: 1955–60 … From formal English to slang