Definition of mountaineering in English:

mountaineering

Line breaks: moun¦tain|eer|ing
Pronunciation: /maʊntəˈnɪərɪŋ
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
The sport or activity of climbing mountains: the village of Glencoe is surrounded by fantastic mountainsideal for skiing and mountaineering in the winter [as modifier]: a mountaineering expedition
More example sentences
  • Most mountaineering trainers say that rock climbing is all in the head.
  • Equipment failure in rock climbing and mountaineering is extraordinarily rare.
  • She will also try her hand at ice climbing, mountaineering and trekking.

Definition of mountaineering in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
verb
walk or travel at a leisurely pace