American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A game in which individuals or teams try to locate and bring back miscellaneous items on a list.
- n. A game in which individuals or teams seek to find a number of specific items, or perform tasks, as given in a list.
GNU Webster's 1913
- 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.
- scavenger + hunt (Wiktionary)
“When the BSG did that scavenger hunt on Cape Cod, she managed to get in some surfing practice and earned the name Aloha Jedi.”
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