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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who travels among or climbs in the high places of the world for pleasure or exercise.

Usage examples (35)
  • The mountaineer wanted to climb all of the major peaks of the world to establish a record.
  • For Archie D. Lyons, Sr. being a mountaineer is a way of life.
  • "We of the mountains do not call a mountaineer 'a robber, 'signor."
  • The mountaineer was a devil, the foreman said, and I had to club him with a pistol-butt before he would give in. for more
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