- 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
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headhunter - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An individual or company that locates and recruits managers for businesses and government clients.