manhunt

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmænhʌnt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmænˌhʌnt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(manhunt′)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
man•hunt /ˈmænˌhʌnt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. an intensive search for a person, esp. a criminal.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
man•hunt  (manhunt′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an intensive search for a criminal, suspect, escaped convict, etc., as by law enforcement agencies.
  2. an intensive search for any person.
man hunt′er. 
  • man1 + hunt 1835–45, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
manhunt /ˈmænˌhʌnt/ n
  1. an organized search, usually by police, for a wanted man or fugitive
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