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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A participant in a competitive race across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass

Usage examples (19)
  • I still orienteer, although I'm not even middling at that.
  • He spent much of his life in Alaska where he was a pilot, competitive skier, runner, and orienteer.
  • I was in the lead, using my training as an orienteer and amateur sign cutter yet again to keep our transit silent.
  • To verify a visit to each control site, the orienteer uses a paper punch to mark his or her control card; different punches at each control site make different patterns... for more
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