mountainward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mountain +‎ -ward.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mountainward (comparative more mountainward, superlative most mountainward)

  1. Towards a mountain or mountains.
    • 1940, Raymond Chandler, Farewell, My Lovely, Penguin 2010, p. 150:
      We dipped down to skirt a huge green polo field with another equally huge practice field beside it, soared again to the top of a hill and swung mountainward up a steep hill road of clean concrete that passed orange groves […].