mountaineer


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moun·tain·eer

 (moun′tə-nîr′)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of a mountainous area.
2. One who climbs mountains for sport.
intr.v. moun·tain·eered, moun·tain·eer·ing, moun·tain·eers
To climb mountains for sport.

mountaineer

(ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪə)
n
1. (Mountaineering) a person who climbs mountains
2. (Peoples) a person living in a mountainous area
vb
(Mountaineering) (intr) to climb mountains
ˌmountainˈeering n

moun•tain•eer

(ˌmaʊn tnˈɪər)
n.
1. an inhabitant of a mountainous district.
2. a climber of mountains, esp. for sport.
v.i.
3. to climb mountains.
[1600–10]

mountaineer


Past participle: mountaineered
Gerund: mountaineering

Imperative
mountaineer
mountaineer
Present
I mountaineer
you mountaineer
he/she/it mountaineers
we mountaineer
you mountaineer
they mountaineer
Preterite
I mountaineered
you mountaineered
he/she/it mountaineered
we mountaineered
you mountaineered
they mountaineered
Present Continuous
I am mountaineering
you are mountaineering
he/she/it is mountaineering
we are mountaineering
you are mountaineering
they are mountaineering
Present Perfect
I have mountaineered
you have mountaineered
he/she/it has mountaineered
we have mountaineered
you have mountaineered
they have mountaineered
Past Continuous
I was mountaineering
you were mountaineering
he/she/it was mountaineering
we were mountaineering
you were mountaineering
they were mountaineering
Past Perfect
I had mountaineered
you had mountaineered
he/she/it had mountaineered
we had mountaineered
you had mountaineered
they had mountaineered
Future
I will mountaineer
you will mountaineer
he/she/it will mountaineer
we will mountaineer
you will mountaineer
they will mountaineer
Future Perfect
I will have mountaineered
you will have mountaineered
he/she/it will have mountaineered
we will have mountaineered
you will have mountaineered
they will have mountaineered
Future Continuous
I will be mountaineering
you will be mountaineering
he/she/it will be mountaineering
we will be mountaineering
you will be mountaineering
they will be mountaineering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mountaineering
you have been mountaineering
he/she/it has been mountaineering
we have been mountaineering
you have been mountaineering
they have been mountaineering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mountaineering
you will have been mountaineering
he/she/it will have been mountaineering
we will have been mountaineering
you will have been mountaineering
they will have been mountaineering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mountaineering
you had been mountaineering
he/she/it had been mountaineering
we had been mountaineering
you had been mountaineering
they had been mountaineering
Conditional
I would mountaineer
you would mountaineer
he/she/it would mountaineer
we would mountaineer
you would mountaineer
they would mountaineer
Past Conditional
I would have mountaineered
you would have mountaineered
he/she/it would have mountaineered
we would have mountaineered
you would have mountaineered
they would have mountaineered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountaineer - someone who climbs mountainsmountaineer - someone who climbs mountains  
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
alpinist - a mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs
climber - someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains; "the lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
Verb1.mountaineer - climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
climb, climb up, go up, mount - go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
Translations
مُتَسَلِقُ الْـجِبَالِمُتَسَلِّق الجِبال
horolezec
bjergbestiger
vuorikiipeilijä
planinar
fjallgöngumaîur
登山者
등산자
alpinist
bergsbestigare
นักไต่เขา
người leo núi

mountaineer

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪəʳ]
A. Nalpinista mf, andinista mf (LAm)

mountaineer

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪər] nalpiniste m/f

mountaineer

nBergsteiger(in) m(f)

mountaineer

[ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪəʳ] nalpinista m/f

mountain

(mauntən) noun
a high hill. Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world; (also adjective) a mountain stream.
ˈmountain birch noun
a type of birch tree.
ˈmountain bike noun
a bicycle with wide tyres for riding over rough ground.
ˈmountain plateauplateauˈmountain range noun
a row of mountains.
ˈmountain ridge noun
a long raised surface along the top of a mountain.
ˌmountaiˈneer noun
a person who climbs mountains, especially with skill, or as his occupation.
ˌmountaiˈneering noun
mountain-climbing.
ˈmountainous adjective
full of mountains. The country is very mountainous.
ˈmountain-side noun
the slope of a mountain. The avalanche swept the climbers down the mountain-side.
ˈmountain-top noun
the summit of a mountain.
make a mountain out of a molehill
to exaggerate the importance of a problem. etc.

mountaineer

مُتَسَلِقُ الْـجِبَالِ horolezec bjergbestiger Bergsteiger ορειβάτης alpinista vuorikiipeilijä alpiniste planinar alpinista 登山者 등산자 bergbeklimmer fjellklatrer wspinacz alpinista альпинист bergsbestigare นักไต่เขา dağcı người leo núi 登山运动员
References in classic literature ?
The consequence is that they are less hardy, self-dependent and game-spirited than the mountaineer.
Such is the mountaineer, the hardy trapper of the West; and such, as we have slightly sketched it, is the wild, Robin Hood kind of life, with all its strange and motley populace, now existing in full vigor among the Rocky Mountains.
State of the fur trade of the Rocky Mountains American enterprises General Ashley and his associates Sublette, a famous leader Yearly rendezvous among the mountains Stratagems and dangers of the trade Bands of trappers Indian banditti Crows and Blackfeet Mountaineers Traders of the Far West Character and habits of the trapper
A totally different class has now sprung up:--"the Mountaineers," the traders and trappers that scale the vast mountain chains, and pursue their hazardous vocations amidst their wild recesses.
Among several persons collected about the doorsteps, the most remarkable was a sturdy mountaineer, of six feet two and corresponding bulk, with a heavy set of features, such as might be moulded on his own blacksmith's anvil, but yet indicative of mother wit and rough humor.
I am inclined to think that a good mountaineer like myself could ascend the rock to the top, though he would, of course, be no nearer to the plateau when he had done so.
I need not say," said our leader, "that on the occasion of my last visit I exhausted every means of climbing the cliff, and where I failed I do not think that anyone else is likely to succeed, for I am something of a mountaineer.
Lord John was an experienced mountaineer, and Summerlee had done some rough climbing at various times, so that I was really the novice at rock-work of the party; but my strength and activity may have made up for my want of experience.
He was sure that his mission would result in good, and he had private visions of igniting the Pentecostal spark in the souls of the mountaineers and of inaugurating a revival that would sweep down out of the mountains and across the length and breadth of the Great Land from sea to sea and to the isles in the midst of the sea.
The Buli nodded to one of his big mountaineers, who stepped forward, swinging a club.
Do not mountaineers attack the bear with a dagger in their hand, and is not steel surer than lead?
But this evening a prophetic sympathy impelled the refined and educated youth to pour out his heart before the simple mountaineers, and constrained them to answer him with the same free confidence.