Definition of Mountaineer

1. Noun. Someone who climbs mountains.

Exact synonyms: Mountain Climber
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Venturer, Climber
Specialized synonyms: Alpinist
Specialized synonyms: Edmund Hillary, Hillary, Sir Edmund Hillary, Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, Tenzing Norgay
Derivative terms: Mountain



2. Verb. Climb mountains for pleasure as a sport.
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Climb, Climb Up, Go Up, Mount
Derivative terms: Mountaineering

Definition of Mountaineer

1. n. An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among mountains.

2. v. i. To live or act as a mountaineer; to climb mountains.

Definition of Mountaineer

1. Noun. someone who lives in a mountainous area ¹

2. Noun. someone who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mountaineer

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Literary usage of Mountaineer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving by Bram Stoker (1907)
"One tale gave Irving intense pleasure—that in which he told of how he had asked a mountaineer who was going down to the nearest town to bring him back some ..."

2. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"L~ THE Mountaineer [FROM " FROISSART BALLADS, AND OTHER POEMS," 1847. ... The rifle of the mountaineer — I know its tongue, .so quick and clear — Is out, ..."

3. Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) by Edward Gibbon, Henry North Holroyd Sheffield (1897)
"At all events, I expect you will both remember your engagement of next Saturday in Bentinck Street, with Donna Catherina, the Mountaineer, &c. ..."

4. The Juvenile Forget Me Not: A Christmas and New Year's Gift, Or Birthday Present by S. C. Hall (1836)
"She stands a lovely, lonely child Without a thought of fear ; The cave of nature is around The little mountaineer. A pensiveness beyond its years Is in her ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"P ,. v THE Mountaineer H, AT the eagle's height To lie i' the sweet of the sun. While veil after veil takes flight, And God and the world are one. ..."

6. Extracts from a Journal by Basil Hall (1824)
"My opinion of the free trade," said the mountaineer, " rests on this,—formerly I paid nine dollars for the piece of cloth of which this shirt is made, ..."

7. Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving by Bram Stoker (1907)
"One tale gave Irving intense pleasure—that in which he told of how he had asked a mountaineer who was going down to the nearest town to bring him back some ..."

8. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"L~ THE Mountaineer [FROM " FROISSART BALLADS, AND OTHER POEMS," 1847. ... The rifle of the mountaineer — I know its tongue, .so quick and clear — Is out, ..."

9. Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) by Edward Gibbon, Henry North Holroyd Sheffield (1897)
"At all events, I expect you will both remember your engagement of next Saturday in Bentinck Street, with Donna Catherina, the Mountaineer, &c. ..."

10. The Juvenile Forget Me Not: A Christmas and New Year's Gift, Or Birthday Present by S. C. Hall (1836)
"She stands a lovely, lonely child Without a thought of fear ; The cave of nature is around The little mountaineer. A pensiveness beyond its years Is in her ..."

11. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"P ,. v THE Mountaineer H, AT the eagle's height To lie i' the sweet of the sun. While veil after veil takes flight, And God and the world are one. ..."

12. Extracts from a Journal by Basil Hall (1824)
"My opinion of the free trade," said the mountaineer, " rests on this,—formerly I paid nine dollars for the piece of cloth of which this shirt is made, ..."

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