Definition of Alpinist

1. Noun. A mountain climber who specializes in difficult climbs.

Generic synonyms: Mountain Climber, Mountaineer
Derivative terms: Alpinism



Definition of Alpinist

1. n. A climber of the Alps.

Definition of Alpinist

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to alpinism. ¹

2. Noun. (sometimes capitalized) A mountain climber, especially in the European Alps or in ranges of similar ruggedness and elevation. ¹

3. Noun. (sometimes capitalized) A downhill skier who practises the sport on high mountains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alpinist

1. a mountain climber [n -S]

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Literary usage of Alpinist

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1. The Technical World (1904)
"the rescue, ended in our deferring to Dr. J. Norman Collie, of London, by all means the most able alpinist of our number. In his recent interesting volume, ..."

2. Inductive French grammar by William Whitfield Lamb (1921)
"... then. alpiniste [alpinist], alpinist, mountain climber. || F. 1'—, play the alpinist. Alpes [alp], Alps. Alsace [alzas], Alsace. alsacien, ..."

3. Around the World by Angelo Heilprin (1894)
"Latterly, the distinguished alpinist, Mr. WM Conw*y, who has achieved an unprecedented success in high- mountain climbing in the Himalayas, has attempted to ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"... 177 Wheat, A Grain of, R. CHODAT, 33 WILSON, JG, A Study in Jewish Psychopathology, 264 Whymper, Edward, alpinist of the Heroic Age, BE YOUNG. ..."

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