mountain man


noun

a man who lives and works in the mountains or wilderness, especially a frontiersman or pioneer, as in the early American West.

Origin of mountain man

First recorded in 1685–95
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Related Words for mountain man

mountaineer, backwoodsman, frontiersman

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