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mountaineer

[ moun-tn-eer ]SEE DEFINITION OF mountaineer

Synonyms for mountaineer

  • climber
  • hiker
  • alpinist
  • backpacker
  • cragsman
  • cragswoman
  • rock climber
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOUNTAINEER

I am a mountaineer; having been born at my father's country residence.

She had neither the strength of limb nor the agile grace of the mountaineer.

The ascent was perilous at any hour to any foot save that of a mountaineer.

Jean herself had remarked the gaze of the Alsatian mountaineer.

The feeling is an unreasoning one, like the home-sickness of the mountaineer.

It is famous for its wonderful power as a rock climber and mountaineer.

He had his musket still clutched—his mountaineer's instinct served for that.

"More fools they to go into the Athabasca," declared the mountaineer.

If he is, he knows no more about a boat than a mountaineer who never saw one.

The mountaineer likes to retire again from the plains into the mountains.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "dweller in mountains," from mountain + -eer. Verb meaning "to be a mountain-climber" is from 1803.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MOUNTAINEER

mountain climber

nounsomeone who climbs mountains
  • alpinist
  • climber
  • mountaineer
  • rock climber
  • rock-jock

rustic

nounperson from the country, with little experience
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