mountaineer
mountaineer moun`tain*eer", v. i. To live or act as a mountaineer; to climb mountains. [1913 Webster]

You can't go mountaineering in a flat country. --H. James. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mountaineer — Moun tain*eer (moun t[i^]n*[=e]r ), n. [OF. montanier, LL. montanarius. See {Mountain}.] 1. An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among mountains. [1913 Webster] 2. A rude, fierce person. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] No savage fierce, bandit, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountaineer — (n.) c.1600, dweller in mountains, from MOUNTAIN (Cf. mountain) + EER (Cf. eer). Verb meaning to be a mountain climber is from 1803 …   Etymology dictionary

  • mountaineer — [n] mountain climber alpinist, backpacker, climber, cragsman, cragswoman, hiker, rock climber; concepts 149,224,363 …   New thesaurus

  • mountaineer — [mount΄ n ir′] n. 1. a person who lives in a mountainous region 2. a mountain climber vi. to climb mountains, as for sport …   English World dictionary

  • mountaineer — UK [ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪə(r)] / US [ˌmaʊnt(ə)nˈɪr] noun [countable] Word forms mountaineer : singular mountaineer plural mountaineers someone who climbs high or dangerous mountains …   English dictionary

  • mountaineer — [[t]ma͟ʊntɪnɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] mountaineers N COUNT A mountaineer is a person who is skilful at climbing the steep sides of mountains …   English dictionary

  • mountaineer — alpinistas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Alpinizmo sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. alpinist; mountaineer vok. Alpinist, m; Bergsteiger, m rus. альпинист …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • mountaineer — alpinistas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Į kalnus kopiantis žmogus, kuris turi specialių žinių ir techniškai pasirengęs kopimams. atitikmenys: angl. alpinist; mountaineer vok. Alpinist, m; Bergsteiger, m rus. альпинист …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • mountaineer — mountaineering ► NOUN ▪ the sport or activity of climbing mountains. DERIVATIVES mountaineer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • mountaineer — noun Date: 1610 1. a native or inhabitant of a mountainous region 2. a person who climbs mountains for sport …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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