View definitions for trailblazer


noun as in innovator

noun as in point man

noun as in trendsetter

noun as in vagabond

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Example Sentences

Ginsburg was a trailblazer in every aspect of her life and career.

Another on the short list is Judge Barbara Lagoa, 52, who serves on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, a trailblazer from Florida who is of Cuban descent.

From Ozy

A true trailblazer for women’s rights in the workplace and out of it, Ginsburg had a razor sharp view of the world and how to live in it.

From Quartz

The concept of the book is that young, single women have been trailblazers, taking risks, and changing the world for decades.

From Fortune

This is the story of that trading operation, which was seen as a respected trailblazer on Wall Street, and is based on interviews with people in the industry during Madoff’s day, as well as books and articles about the events.

From Quartz

Can you be a trailblazer when no one has followed your trail?

When it comes to dystopian, young adult fiction, Lois Lowry was the trailblazer.

They will financially support their long-awaited trailblazer far past his playing days.

Several outlets compared him to Jackie Robinson as a trailblazer.

Trailblazer might sound like a made-up award, but at least Watson said something meaningful.


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On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trailblazer, such as: avant-garde, creator, discoverer, groundbreaker, pioneer, and vanguard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.