trailblazer

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noun trail·blaz·er \ˈtrāl-ˌblā-zər\

Definition of trailblazer

  1. 1 :  one that blazes a trail to guide others :  pathfinder

  2. 2 :  pioneer 2 <a trailblazer in astrophysics>

1908

First Known Use of trailblazer

1908


TRAILBLAZER Defined for English Language Learners

trailblazer

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noun trail·blaz·er \ˈtrāl-ˌblā-zər\

Definition of trailblazer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes, does, or discovers something new and makes it acceptable or popular

  • : a person who marks or prepares a trail through a forest or field for other people to follow

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