huntee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hunt +‎ -ee

Noun[edit]

huntee (plural huntees)

  1. One who is hunted.
    • 1924, Richard Connell, The Most Dangerous Game:
      The world is made up of two classes - the hunters and the huntees.
    • 2004, R. G. Andersen-Wyckoff, Musings: About Growing Up, an Anecdotal Autobiography, page 287:
      If I had learned anything that summer, other than Boy Scout stuff, it was that I needed to be the sexual hunter rather than the huntee.