Adjective: hunted hún-tid
Verb: hunt húnt
- Reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted
"the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's face"; "a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes"
- Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
"Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"; "Goering often hunted down wild boars in Poland";
- run, hunt down, track down
- Seek, search for
"She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
- Pursue or chase relentlessly
"the detectives hunted the suspect until they found him";
- hound, trace
- Chase or drive away, as with force
"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighbourhood"
- Yaw back and forth about a flight path
- Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
"The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
- Search (an area) for prey
"The King used to hunt these forests"
See also: afraid, 'fraid [non-standard]
Type of: capture, catch, chase, chase after, dog, drive out, force out, give chase, go after, look, look for, oscillate, rouse, rout out, search, seek, tag, tail, track, trail, vibrate, yaw
Encyclopedia: Hunted Hunt, Roger