Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An official who takes part in a summit conference.

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  • noun Someone who reaches a summit.
  • noun A mountain climber.
  • noun Someone who attends a conference denoted as a summit.

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Examples

  • But for this armchair summiteer at least, the big question is how high will you get?

    Scott Parazynski Has Sumitted Mt. Everest - NASA Watch

  • "Containment's totally the wrong word," says Henry Owens, consultant to Salomon Brothers and a summiteer under Jimmy Carter.

    Now, The Task Is 'Economic Containment'

  • Jon and I stopped to watch a summiteer descend the Homestretch above us in his blue jeans.

    127 Hours

  • Jon and I stopped to watch a summiteer descend the Homestretch above us in his blue jeans.

    127 Hours

  • Jon and I stopped to watch a summiteer descend the Homestretch above us in his blue jeans.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • Jon and I stopped to watch a summiteer descend the Homestretch above us in his blue jeans.

    127 Hours

  • A seven-time Everest summiteer, it was surreal and humbling to have him care for us, guide us and even pour our tea in the morning.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Hu Jintao will, of course, try to persuade fellow summiteer Obama to accede to China's various requests, proposals, and demands, but that is not the primary purpose of his trip.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Ivan became the first Ecuadorian Everest summiteer, and without supplementary O2 to boot.

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  • K2 summiteer Libor Uher is leading a team of fellow Czech climbers on an ambitious double header this Spring: Everest's Hornbein Couloir (on the north side!) and Annapurna's East ridge.

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