Headhunter meaning

hedhuntər
Frequency:
A member of any of certain primitive peoples that remove the heads of slain enemies and preserve them as trophies.
noun
0
0
(informal) An agent or agency specializing in the recruitment of executive or highly skilled personnel.
noun
0
0
A savage who cuts off the heads of his enemies, and preserves them as trophies.
noun
0
0
One who recruits senior personnel for a company.

She was the best headhunter they had ever seen.

noun
0
0
(baseball) A pitcher who throws at the batter's head.

Thankfully, there aren't many headhunters in the modern game.

noun
0
0
Advertisement
(ice hockey) A player who uses a hockey stick to attempt to strike an opponent's head.

He is known as a goon and a headhunter.

noun
0
0

Origin of headhunter