Definitions for lurcherˈlɜr tʃər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a crossbred dog used esp. by poachers.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Archaic. a person who lurks or prowls.
Origin of lurcher:
lurker, skulker, lurcher(noun)
someone waiting in concealment
A type of crossbreed dog u2015 a cross between a sighthound and any other breed or the offspring of such crosses.
one that lurches or lies in wait; one who watches to pilfer, or to betray or entrap; a poacher
one of a mongrel breed of dogs said to have been a cross between the sheep dog, greyhound, and spaniel. It hunts game silently, by scent, and is often used by poachers
a glutton; a gormandizer