1. An inhabitant of a mountain; one who lives among mountains.
2. A rude, fierce person. [Obs.]
No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer. --Milton.
moun·tain·eer, v. i. To live or act as a mountaineer; to climb mountains.
You can't go mountaineering in a flat country. --H. James.
n : someone who climbs mountains [syn: mountain climber]
v : climb mountains for pleasure as a sport