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mountaineer Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  2. verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

Moun`tain*eer" noun
OF. montanier, LL. montanarius. See Mountain.
  1. An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among mountains.
  2. A rude, fierce person. Obs.
    No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer. Milton.
Moun`tain*eer" intransitive verb
  1. To lie or act as a mountaineer; to climb mountains.
    You can't go mountaineering in a flat country. H. James.

Webster 1913

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