Mount·​ie ˈmau̇n-tē How to pronounce Mountie (audio)
: a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Examples of Mountie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1987’s The Untouchables, directed by Brian De Palma, Swan played a Canadian Mountie. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 9 Aug. 2023 Rogers 3, Valley View 1 Gael Salinas drove in Rogers' first run and also picked up a save as Rogers held on to defeat Valley View in a nonconference game at Mountie Field. Rick Fires, Arkansas Online, 7 May 2023 Wortman, who was dressed as a Mountie and driving a replica RCMP cruiser, was finally shot dead by police at a gas station. Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2023 The assailant, Gabriel Wortman, was killed by two Mounties at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia, 13 hours into his rampage., 30 Mar. 2023

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Word History


mounted policeman

First Known Use

1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mountie was in 1914

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“Mountie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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Mount·​ie ˈmau̇nt-ē How to pronounce Mountie (audio)
: a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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