"pot-hunter" Definition

  1. a sportsman who shoots anything he comes across, having more regard to filling his bag than to the rules which regulate the sport. A man who fires at anything, regardless of the rules which govern true sportsmen.
  2. a man who gives his time up to rowing or punting, or any sort of match in order to win the “pewters” which are given as prizes.—_University._ The term is now much used in aquatic and athletic circles; and is applied, in a derogatory sense, to men of good quality who enter themselves in small races they are almost sure to win, and thus deprive the juniors of small trophies which should be above the attention of champions, though valuable to beginners. Also an unwelcome guest, who manages to be just in time for dinner.

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Position in the dictionary: 2675 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: pot-luck, pot-valiant, pot-walloper, potato-trap, potheen, potted, potter, pow-wow, power, prad
Previous words in the dictionary: pot-hat, pot-faker, pot-boiler, pot, posted up, post-mortem, post-horn, post, posh, posa

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