- 1A long arduous journey, especially one made on foot: a trek to the South PoleMore example sentences
- Named for the 4,672-foot volcanic massif, which from the west appears to have three peaks, the park has a number of trails and hikes, varying from easy strolls to extremely arduous treks.
- Although he has been part of several groups in his various adventures in the past, he has spent a great deal of these arduous treks in the company of Sir Ranulf Ffiennes.
- The attack took place along an arduous trek into the wildlife sanctuary on Kapiti Island which is heavily wooded at this time of year.
- 1.1 (the Trek) South African see Great Trek.
verb (treks, trekking, trekked)Back to top
- 1 [no object, with adverbial of direction] Go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot: we trekked through the jungleMore example sentences
- Although his ammo had been replenished, the captain would rather have trekked back to the supply area than witness a fellow soldier die.
- They had a big fish tank in one corner and he was trekking back and forth between that and a bannister by a flight of stairs way across the room.
- Director Majid Majidi (The Children of Heaven) follows a blind eight-year-old boy as he treks across the Iranian countryside with his rather distant father.
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- The trekkers, who are from Chennai and Ootacamund, will be pulling on their backpacks on December 12, one day after International Mountain Day concludes.
- The organisers, who included experienced trekkers, wanted a ‘warm-up’ walk before starting the actual climb up the steep rocky slope of the hill.
- They have visited guest houses, police stations, trekkers ' haunts, enlisted the help of Nepalese guides - and put up thousands of posters pleading for information.
mid 19th century: from South African Dutch trek (noun), trekken (verb) 'pull, travel'.