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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To engage in an expedition for securing certain bodily parts as trophies; Also: To actively searching for new employees, esp. for professionals or executives.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : The men left the village to go on a headhunt
  • 'headhunt' the better staff unlike, say, the Royal London.
  • I had my first headhunt in the curikudos job fair held in 2006.
  • Tories need to headhunt Mandelson ... or get his head on a stick. for more
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