Meaning of HUNTING in English


hunt ‧ ing /ˈhʌntɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

1 . chasing and killing animals for food or sport

2 . in Britain, the sport of hunting ↑ fox es SYN foxhunting

3 . job-hunting/house-hunting/flat-hunting the activity of looking for a job, house, or flat

4 . go hunting to hunt for animals, especially as a sport

—hunting adjective :

a hunting rifle

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.