Definition of death-hunter in English:

death-hunter

noun

slang, depreciative, historical
  • A person whose work relates to or profits from deaths; specifically (a) an undertaker; (b) an obituary writer for a newspaper; (c) a seller of dying speeches or deathbed confessions; (d) a robber of corpses on a battlefield.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Democritus. From death + hunter.

Pronunciation

death-hunter

/ˈdɛθhʌntə/