Part of speech:
An open-ended inquiry or investigation, often undertaken on the pretext of a minor or unrelated matter, whose real purpose is to uncover embarrassing or damaging information, as about a political opponent.
The act or practice of persecuting on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or beliefs that differ from those of the persecutor.
The definition of an inquisition is a series of questions or a severe interrogation, especially by an official source.
A game in which players follow sequential clues in search of a prize or prizes.
Find another word for witch-hunt. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for witch-hunt, like: fishing-expedition, persecution, inquisition, treasure-hunt, smear campaign, mccarthyism, witchhunt, reign-of-terror, class war, tirade and pogrom.