head-hunter definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of headhunter.
    • A member of any tribe or battle of savages that have the customized of decapitating human beings and preserving their particular heads as trophies. The Dyaks of Borneo would be the most noted head-hunters.
    • someone whose career is to look for executives to fill open opportunities in corporations; an executive employees recruiter; also, a business that carries out an equivalent solution.
    • A savage whom practises head-hunting.
    • a savage just who cuts off and preserves the minds of opponents as trophies
    • a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)

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