What is another word for hunters?

Pronunciation: [hˈʌntəz] (IPA)

The word "hunters" can be replaced with various synonyms that convey a similar meaning. Some common options include "poachers," "sportsmen," "trappers," "outdoorsmen," "gunners," and "fowlers." These synonyms all relate to the act of pursuing and capturing wild animals, either for sport, food, or other purposes. While the connotations of each word may vary slightly, they all tend to evoke a sense of adventure and excitement, as well as a connection to the natural world. Whether it's chasing deer in a forest or tracking game on the open plain, hunters are a critical part of many cultures and ecosystems around the world.

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What are the hypernyms for Hunters?

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Usage examples for Hunters

Eventually a lion broke to the open, like a driven buck, close to where one of the hunters was standing.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
At length the hunters, unable longer to endure the cold, were compelled to return to the ship, believing that the deer had escaped.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
For there were the hunters and the hunted.
"The Shepherd of the North"
Richard Aumerle Maher

Famous quotes with Hunters

  • There are no lazy veteran lion hunters.
    Norman Ralph Augustine
  • The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
    Jacques Yves Cousteau
  • We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting.
    Jacques Yves Cousteau
  • The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
    Meriwether Lewis
  • The weather was fine and moderate. The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk, four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
    Meriwether Lewis

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