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head-hunting

head-hunt·ing

head-hunting

 
pronunciation:
hed huhn tIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the practice of cutting off and preserving as trophies the heads of slain enemies.
definition 2: (informal) the business or practice of recruiting skilled personnel, esp. executives, for client companies.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the practice of head-hunting.