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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that walks a long-distance trail from end to end

Usage examples (21)
  • Fortunately, a thru-hiker was at the shelter and he helped me figure out how to get out of there.
  • He was filthy (moreso than the average thru-hiker:), carried a beat-up old rucksack and a huge bright orange sleeping bag.
  • I have walked behind goats and I have walked behing thru-hikers, and I can tell a thru-hiker is ahead by a good 1/4 mile, whereas a goat cannot be detected until you are...
  • That's brilliant - I'll give it to him and call him a thru-hiker. for more
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