Definitions

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

  • noun One that blazes a trail.
  • noun An innovative leader in a field; a pioneer.

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  • noun One that blazes a trail to guide others; a pathfinder.
  • noun figuratively An innovative leader in a field; a pioneer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
  • noun someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees

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Examples

  • The first Western trailblazer is Bulgarian president Georgi Purvanov, who shot a mountain ram (argali, included in the international Red book of protected species) during his state visit to Uzbekistan.

    Ferghana.Ru news agency

  • Vail Daily: On Monday, Aug. 3., the Vail International Dance Festival will celebrate Edward Villella, a dancer you called a trailblazer because "he made the dance world safe for male dancers."

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • The first Western trailblazer is Bulgarian president Georgi Purvanov, who shot a mountain ram (argali, included in the international Red book of protected species) during his state visit to Uzbekistan.

    Ferghana.Ru news agency

  • The first Western trailblazer is Bulgarian president Georgi Purvanov, who shot a mountain ram (argali, included in the international Red book of protected species) during his state visit to Uzbekistan.

    Ferghana.Ru news agency

  • The first Western trailblazer is Bulgarian president Georgi Purvanov, who shot a mountain ram (argali, included in the international Red book of protected species) during his state visit to Uzbekistan.

    Ferghana.Ru news agency

  • Please Elisabeth probably doesn't know what the word trailblazer means, hell the female republicans that were sitting in the skyboxes and what not, would look down on Palin and her family if she was a democrat.

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  • SWEENEY: She was described as a trailblazer who battles for women's equal rights in journalism.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2008

  • Story: Not afraid to speak her mind, Giffords known as a trailblazer

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • Daniel Boone was known as a trailblazer for leading the expedition that cleared the

    coloradoan.com - Local News

  • The British artist has been called a trailblazer and has also been accused of crass commercialism.

    canada.com Top Stories

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