• IPA: /ˈhʌntɪŋ/


  1. The act of finding and killing a wild animal, either for sport or with the intention of using its parts to make food, clothes, etc.
    • 1797, Encyclopædia Britannica
      His pictures of huntings are particularly admired: the figures and animals of every species being designed with uncommon spirit, nature, and truth.
  2. Looking for something, especially for a job or flat.
  3. (engineering) Fluctuating around a central value without stabilizing.
  4. (telephony) The process of determining which of a group of telephone lines will receive a call.
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  1. present participle of hunt#English|hunt

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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