headhunter definition by Webster's New World
- a member of any of certain primitive peoples that remove the heads of slain enemies and preserve them as trophies
- ☆ Slang an agent or agency specializing in the recruitment of executive or highly skilled personnel
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- headhunting noun
headhunter - Business Definition
An individual or company that locates and recruits managers for businesses and government clients.