Meaning of bug hunter in English:

bug hunter

noun

  • 1slang, historical, rare (originally and chiefly British). A thief who steals from a drunk or unconscious person.

  • 2informal, derogatory A person who studies or collects insects or other bugs; an entomologist.

Origin

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From bug + hunter.

Pronunciation

bug hunter

/ˈbʌɡ ˌhʌntə/