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Meaning of MOUNTAINEER

Pronunciation:  `maûnti'neeur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone who climbs mountains
  2. [v]  climb mountains for pleasure, as a sport
 

MOUNTAINEER is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mountain climber
 
 See Also: adventurer, alpinist, climb, climb up, climber, Edmund Hillary, go up, Hillary, mount, Sir Edmund Hillary, Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, venturer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Moun`tain*eer"\, n. [OF. montanier, LL.
    montanarius. See {Mountain}.]
    1. An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among
       mountains.
    
    2. A rude, fierce person. [Obs.]
    
             No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer. --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Moun`tain*eer"\, v. i.
    To lie or act as a mountaineer; to climb mountains.
    
          You can't go mountaineering in a flat country. --H.
                                                   James.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventurer, alpinist, ascender, astronaut, backwoodsman, briar-hopper, brush ape, bumpkin, bushman, camper, clam digger, climber, clodhopper, comers and goers, commuter, cosmopolite, cracker, cragsman, cruiser, desert rat, excursionist, explorer, fare, forester, frontiersman, globe-girdler, globe-trotter, goer, hajji, hayseed, hick, hillbilly, hinterlander, jet set, jet-setter, journeyer, mariner, mountain man, palmer, passenger, passerby, pathfinder, pilgrim, piny, pioneer, provincial, redneck, ridge runner, rubberneck, rubbernecker, sailor, sightseer, straphanger, tourer, tourist, trailblazer, trailbreaker, transient, traveler, trekker, tripper, upclimber, viator, visiting fireman, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur, wayfarer, woodlander, woodman, woodsman, world-traveler, yokel
 

 

 

 

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