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alpinist Line breaks: al¦pin|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈalpɪnɪst/

Definition of alpinist in English:


A climber of high mountains, especially in the Alps.
Example sentences
  • Operating without adequate fuel reserves was one of the issues that put these four alpinists in trouble.
  • Still, although these preclimb climbing trips have honed many an alpinist's mental acuity, mountain acumen, and technical skill, they are usually too short to effectively jump-start physiological acclimatization.
  • I'd asked Mark Twight to be my partner because he was a bold alpinist known for climbing fast and light, an ascetic philosophy I live by.

Words that rhyme with alpinist

larcenist • Latinist
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