Mountaineer

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 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] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 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

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

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  • 5 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

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

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

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  • 8 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

  • 9 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 …

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 mountaineer — /mown tn ear /, n. 1. an inhabitant of a mountainous district. 2. a climber of mountains, esp. for sport. v.i. 3. to climb mountains, esp. for sport. [1600 10; MOUNTAIN + EER] * * * …

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  • 13 mountaineer — noun a) someone who lives in a mountainous area b) someone who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure See Also: mountaineering …

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  • 14 mountaineer — Synonyms and related words: 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… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 mountaineer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. highlander, mountain climber, hillbilly (sl.). See ascent. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mountain man, mountain dweller, hillman, highlander, uplander, native of mountains, mountain climber, rock climber,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 mountaineer — moun|tain|eer [ˌmauntıˈnıə US ˌmauntənˈır] n someone who climbs mountains as a sport …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 mountaineer — moun|tain|eer [ ,mauntn ır ] noun count someone who climbs high or dangerous mountains …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 mountaineer — moun·tain·eer || ‚maÊŠnt nɪr / tɪ nɪə n. mountain climber; one who lives in mountains v. climb a mountain, practice the sport of mountain climbing …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 mountaineer — noun (C) someone who climbs mountains as a sport …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 mountaineer — moun·tain·eer …

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