Definition of orienteer in English:

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orienteer

Pronunciation: /ˌôrēənˈtir/

noun

A person who takes part in orienteering.
Example sentences
  • Wharfedale is clearly one of the hot-spots in terms of producing excellent orienteers.
  • Boring, I know, but you can't be a good orienteer if you don't know where you're going.
  • This year, no other orienteering club in Britain has so many orienteers who have achieved this award.

verb

[no object]
Take part in orienteering.
Example sentences
  • He is a member of the Eborienteers group, which orienteers in the York, Selby and Scarborough areas but has been affected by foot-and-mouth restrictions.
  • She told the Evening Press: ‘It will be the first time I've orienteered outside of Europe and is sure to be pretty exciting.’

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Syllabification: o·ri·en·teer

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