summiteer

noun
sum·​mit·​eer | \ ˌsə-mə-ˈtir How to pronounce summiteer (audio) \

Definition of summiteer

: one who takes part in a summit

Examples of summiteer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another of the White House’s social-media summiteers, Internet broadcaster and prolific tweeter Bill Mitchell, has continued to promote the convoluted QAnon conspiracy theory to his 459,000 Twitter followers. Paul Farhi, Washington Post, "After Trump’s ‘social-media summit,’ it’s business as usual for his online provocateurs," 10 Aug. 2019 Alan Arnette is reporting an unofficial number of more than 700 summiteers this year, which includes climbing Sherpas; the record, set in 2018, stands at 802. National Geographic, "Traffic jams are just one of the problems facing climbers on Everest," 29 May 2019 On the biggest question facing the summiteers—addressing tyranny and hunger in Venezuela—the big countries agreed with the United States. The Economist, "How long will Latin America support “American values”?," 19 Apr. 2018 Alan Arnette is reporting an unofficial number of more than 700 summiteers this year, which includes climbing Sherpas; the record, set in 2018, stands at 802. National Geographic, "Traffic jams are just one of the problems facing climbers on Everest," 29 May 2019 Sixteen summiteers, including Mr Pence, called on Venezuela to ensure that the presidential election in May will be fair and to allow in aid for the hungry. The Economist, "How long will Latin America support “American values”?," 19 Apr. 2018 On the biggest question facing the summiteers—addressing tyranny and hunger in Venezuela—the big countries agreed with the United States. The Economist, "How long will Latin America support “American values”?," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of summiteer

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Summiteer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summiteer. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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