mountaineer definition

  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of a mountainous area.
    • person who climbs hills for recreation.
    • a person who climbs hills for recreation or enjoyment
    • somebody who lives in a mountainous location
    • An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among mountains.
    • A rude, tough person.
    • somebody who climbs mountains for recreation.
    • An inhabitant of a mountainous area; thus, one thought to be uncouth or barbarous.
    • A climber of mountains: as, he's distinguished himself as a mountaineer.
    • an individual who climbs hills
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To climb up mountains for recreation.
    • To live or behave as a mountaineer; to climb mountains.
  • others:
    • To assume or practise the habits of a mountaineer; rise mountains: seldom utilized except in today's participle and/or participial adjective.
  • verb:
    • climb mountains for enjoyment as an activity

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