Definition of witch-hunting in English:

witch-hunting

noun

  • See witch-hunt

    • ‘But this doesn't stop the witch-hunting, because witch-hunting does not work by logic, but by ill-will, venom and bias.’
    • ‘There's no question the director, a Dane named Benjamin Christensen, wants to slam witch-hunting in this movie.’
    • ‘We are an integral part of this society, and have been for decades, and are not some kind of alien institution put in place to pursue foreign agendas and witch-hunting of Government.’
    • ‘My hope is that action and reaction will be handled in a cool and calm fashion, without witch-hunting and misguided vigilante action.’
    • ‘Much needs to be done in word and deed to heal the wounds that have been opened as a result of inner-party dissension and witch-hunting.’

Pronunciation

witch-hunting

/ˈwɪtʃhʌntɪŋ/