Scavenger hunt
Scavenger hunt Scav"en*ger hunt, n. a game in which individuals or teams are given a list of items and must go out, gather them together without purchasing them, and bring them back; the first person or team to return with the complete list is the winner. The items are sometimes common but often of a humorous sort. [PJC]

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  • scavenger hunt — scav′enger hunt n. a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to get without buying a series of objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • scavenger hunt — /ˈskævəndʒə hʌnt/ (say skavuhnjuh hunt) noun a game in which competitors are sent out to accumulate, without purchasing, a number of chosen objects, the winners being those who return first with all the objects on the target list …   Australian English dictionary

  • scavenger hunt — noun Date: 1936 a game in which players try to acquire without buying specified items within a time limit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scavenger hunt — a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to accumulate, without purchasing, a series of common, outlandish, or humorous objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • scavenger hunt — noun A game in which individuals or teams seek to find a number of specific items, or perform tasks, as given in a list …   Wiktionary

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