EN[ˈhʌntɪŋ] [-ʌntɪŋ]
  • Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing it with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, or trade.
  • Hunting can also be a means of pest control.
  • The pursuit, capture and release, or capture for food of fish is called fishing, which is not commonly categorised as a form of hunting.
  • Skillful tracking and acquisition of an elusive target has caused the word hunt to be used in the vernacular as a metaphor, as in treasure hunting, "bargain hunting", and even "hunting down corruption and waste".

    Definition of hunting in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhuntingsSUF-ing
    1. Chasing and killing animals for sport or to get food.
      1. Looking for something, especially for a job or flat.
        1. (engineering) Fluctuating around a central value without stabilizing.
        2. Verb
          1. present participle of hunt.
            1. Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Chiding himself for his incessant shopping, he explained that the playful Greek hunting scene that hangs above his mantel was unearthed during one of his frequent thrifting trips to upstate New York.
            • On the eve of her 83rd birthday, Laura Flood looks forward to teaching her granddaughter Angel Larkman the finer points of running a trapline or hunting moose in the Temiskaming bush.
            • Female spiders of one agribiont genus, Pardosa (Lycosidae), which are hunting spiders, were found to be in better condition in landscapes dominated by arable crops [62 ].
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • hunting that whale takes most of his free time ‎; his collection takes a lot of space ‎
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ing
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of hunting for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "hunting" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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