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mountaineer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
mountaineermoun‧tain‧eer /ˌmaʊntəˈnɪə $ ˌmaʊntənˈɪr/ noun [countable]  DSOsomeone who climbs mountains as a sport
Examples from the Corpus
mountaineerSports equipment stores in Alpine towns cater for the needs of walkers, hikers and mountaineers.People who both ski and mountaineer, like myself, are fickle creatures.An uphill task for the blind mountaineers.Over 100 planning objections have already come from mountaineers and walkers.As a metaphor for the modern mountaineer, the life of Captain Ahab has some disturbing parallels.Most mountaineers dream of climbing Everest.But Joel was Shasta Llamas' resident naturalist mountaineer and survival specialist.And she's now following the footsteps of one of the world's most successful mountaineers.After treatment the mountaineer will be on the next flight home to join his girlfriend at the couple's home in Radley.We were not in an ocean race, nor were we mountaineers who had set out to climb to a summit.
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