pathfinder


path·find·er

noun \ˈpath-ˌfīn-dər, ˈpäth-\

: a person who goes ahead of a group and finds the best way to travel through an unknown area

: a person or group that is the first to do something and that makes it possible for others to do the same thing

Full Definition of PATHFINDER

:  one that discovers a way; especially :  one that explores untraversed regions to mark out a new route
path·find·ing \-diŋ\ noun or adjective

Examples of PATHFINDER

  1. a pathfinder of the fashion world

First Known Use of PATHFINDER

1840

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