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1. mountaineer

noun. ['ˈmaʊntɪˌnɪr'] someone who climbs mountains.

Synonyms

  • climber
  • mountain climber
  • venturer
  • alpinist

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • recede
  • go
  • descend

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mountain (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Mountaineer

  • whiteneir
  • whiteneir

2. mountaineer

verb. ['ˈmaʊntɪˌnɪr'] climb mountains for pleasure as a sport.

Synonyms

  • mount
  • climb
  • climb up

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • stand still
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mountain (English)

Example sentences of the word mountaineer


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are an experienced mountaineer, you can use local guides, but for most trips, look at the many Western-based outfitters, who will take care of the local logistics.

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