treasure hunt

treasure hunt
noun
a game in which players try to find hidden articles by using a series of clues
Hypernyms: ↑game

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noun, pl ⋯ hunts [count]
1 : an act of searching for treasure

The adventurers set sail on a treasure hunt.

— sometimes used figuratively

a treasure hunt at one of the city's flea markets

2 : a game in which each player or team tries to be the first to find an object or group of objects that have been hidden
treasure hunter noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]

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ˈtreasure hunt [treasure hunt] noun
a game in which players try to find a hidden prize by answering a series of questions that have been left in different places

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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