mountaineer

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noun moun·tain·eer \ˌmau̇n-tə-ˈnir\

Definition of mountaineer

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of a mountainous region

  2. 2 :  a person who climbs mountains for sport

Circa 1616

First Known Use of mountaineer

circa 1616


MOUNTAINEER Defined for English Language Learners

mountaineer

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noun moun·tain·eer \ˌmau̇n-tə-ˈnir\

Definition of mountaineer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who climbs mountains : a mountain climber


MOUNTAINEER Defined for Kids

mountaineer

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noun moun·tain·eer \ˌmau̇n-tə-ˈnir\

Definition of mountaineer for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who lives in the mountains

  2. 2 :  a mountain climber



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