What does the word mountaineer mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who dwells among, or climbs, mountains.

Usage examples for 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 by Amelia B. Edwards
  2. The young mountaineer looked up, whistled softly, and laughed. – A Cumberland Vendetta by 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 by Adolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce
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