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headhunter (plural headhunters)
- A savage who cuts off the heads of his enemies, and preserves them as trophies.
- One who recruits senior personnel for a company.
- She was the best headhunter they had ever seen.
- (baseball) A pitcher who throws at the batter's head.
- Thankfully, there aren't many headhunters in the modern game.
- (ice hockey) A player who uses a hockey stick to attempt to strike an opponent's head.
- He is known as a goon and a headhunter.