Definitions

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  • noun a person who can read maps

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She was the map-reader, armed with a library of travel guides, phrase books and newspaper cuttings, constantly on the lookout for a new hotel or restaurant to add to her itinerary.

    I'm not angry with Edith any more

  • My admiration is unbounded for any woman so prepared to acknowledge that she makes a naturally crappy map-reader / navigator that she is willing to be scared for life in the greater cause of not sending me down the wrong road.

    "It held me like two angels' hands."

  • And here I had the pleasure of driving one first in town with a map-reader who I later discovered inconsistently confuses right and left, then on several-file roads my nightmare to crown the virgin trip with narrow, winding mountain roads.

    Boiling Mud

  • And here I had the pleasure of driving one first in town with a map-reader who I later discovered inconsistently confuses right and left, then on several-file roads my nightmare to crown the virgin trip with narrow, winding mountain roads.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • To make one false turn, or to turn without noticing the fact, by night threw the best map-reader or scout off his path and bewildered his calculations.

    The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

  • Eight out of ten (79 per cent) admit to having regular conversations with their electronic map-reader and almost a third of drivers (32 per cent) have got into an argument because of their devices.

    Entertainment - Female First

  • Eight out of ten (79 per cent) admit to having regular conversations with their electronic map-reader and almost a third of drivers (32 per cent) have got into an argument because of their devices.

    Entertainment - Female First

  • Eight out of ten (79 per cent) admit to having regular conversations with their electronic map-reader and almost a third of drivers (32 per cent) have got into an argument because of their devices.

    Entertainment - Female First

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