Part of speech: noun

One who dwells among, or climbs, mountains.

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Usage examples "mountaineer":

  1. " You were there no longer, Madame," said the mountaineer, standing before her in a respectful attitude. - "A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest", Amelia B. Edwards.
  2. The young mountaineer looked up, whistled softly, and laughed. - "A Cumberland Vendetta", John Fox, Jr..
  3. I firmly believe that if every mountaineer had brought along a barrel of his own he would have emptied it, all by himself. - "The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter", Adolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce.