What does huntsman mean?

Definitions for huntsman
ˈhʌnts mənhunts·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hunter, huntsmannoun

    someone who hunts game


  1. huntsmannoun

    A hunter.

  2. huntsmannoun

    A fox hunter.

  3. huntsmannoun

    One who manages the hounds during a hunt.

  4. huntsmannoun

    Any of the many species of large spiders of the family Sparassidae.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Huntsmannoun

    Etymology: hunt and man.

    Like as a huntsman, after weary chace,
    Seeing the game escape from him away,
    Sits down to rest him. Edmund Spenser, Sonnets.

    Such game, whilst yet the world was new,
    The mighty Nimrod did pursue:
    What huntsman of our feeble race,
    Or dogs, dare such a monster chace? Edmund Waller.

    Apply this moral rather to the huntsman, that managed the chace, than to the master. Roger L'Estrange, Fables.


  1. Huntsman

    A huntsman is a hunter, especially a fox hunter.


  1. huntsman

    A huntsman is a person who hunts game animals or pests, either professionally or as a hobby. This term can also refer to a large type of spider known as Huntsman spiders found in warm temperate to tropical regions. In addition, Huntsman might also refer to a person's name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Huntsmannoun

    one who hunts, or who practices hunting

  2. Huntsmannoun

    the person whose office it is to manage the chase or to look after the hounds


  1. Huntsman

    Huntsman, also known as Weapon XII, is a supervillain in the Marvel Universe and enemy of the X-Men. Huntsman first appeared in New X-Men #128 and was created by Grant Morrison and Igor Kordey.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Huntsman is ranked #7905 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Huntsman surname appeared 4,187 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Huntsman.

    91% or 3,810 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 154 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 92 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 68 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 37 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 26 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of huntsman in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of huntsman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of huntsman in a Sentence

  1. Charles Kingsley:

    It's all in the day's work, as the huntsman said when the lion ate him.

  2. Roman Torchwick:

    You wanna be a hero? Then die like every other huntsman in history!

  3. Chris Hemsworth:

    It was great because there's such an expansive world and fantasy there to visit, the Huntsman: Winter's War.

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