Definition of hunt saboteur in English:

hunt saboteur


  • A person who attempts to disrupt a hunt.

    • ‘You see I'm against hunting; in fact I'm a hunt saboteur.’
    • ‘We are not hunt saboteurs, we follow hunts wherever there is public access and we are opposed to violence.’
    • ‘Police are looking into claims that huntsmen were injured in a violent clash with hunt saboteurs at Manton on Saturday.’
    • ‘They had plenty of officers to go out and detain - often without arrest - hunt saboteurs who peacefully protested against fox hunting.’
    • ‘The problem was that, for the last 1,000 years, trespassing was not a crime so the police could do nothing if hunt saboteurs went on to farmland to distract the hounds.’