from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An organized, extensive search for a person, usually a fugitive criminal.
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- n. An organized search for a criminal or enemy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
Though Hood used the term "manhunt" to describe the search for Ozment, all his investigators could do when they found him was to serve a summons to appear for hearings in Hood's civil lawsuit.
Justice Cynthia Aaron dissented, saying the term manhunt suggested that law enforcement was involved.
From BBC News: A manhunt is under way in western Germany for a convicted drug dealer who escaped by mailing himself out of jail.
A manhunt is under way in western Germany for a convicted drug dealer who escaped by mailing himself out of jail.
Wexley first proposed the key politicizing change — shifting the site of the manhunt from the Caribbean to South America — after reading a State Department White Paper by Cordell Hull that exposed Juan Perón's Nazi sympathies and his establishment of a protofascist police state in Argentina.
Ananova - Penis museum in manhunt: The world's only penis museum has appealed for a human specimen.
They have a game they call manhunt and I think that they play with those.
A city-wide manhunt is under way after a shooting on Saturday that injured two people.
Of course, hundreds of police officers are involved in this manhunt, which is a multi-state manhunt and which is under way right now.
The reason the investigation was scaled back from the level it was during the manhunt was the lack of leads had dried up.