mountaineer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mountain +‎ -eer

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmaʊn.tɪnˈɪə̯(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmaʊn.tɪnˈɪɹ/, [ˌmãʊ̯̃(n)ʔn̩ˈiəɹ], [ˌmæ̃ʊ̯̃(n)ʔn̩ˈiəɹ]
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  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

mountaineer (plural mountaineers)

  1. Someone who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure.
  2. (rare) Someone who lives in a mountainous area.
    • Milton
      No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer.

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Verb[edit]

mountaineer (third-person singular simple present mountaineers, present participle mountaineering, simple past and past participle mountaineered)

  1. (intransitive) To climb mountains.

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