the outdoor sport or game of searching for hidden objects by using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates posted on the Internet.

Related formsge·o·cach·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for geocaching

Contemporary Examples of geocaching

  • Another not-as-obscure-as-it-sounds use for the GPS is Geocaching, a kind of high-tech treasure-hunting game.

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British Dictionary definitions for geocaching



a game in which the object is to identify and find items deposited by other players, using GPS navigation

Word Origin for geocaching

C20: from geo (graphy) + caching
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