[ moun-tn-ee ]

  1. having mountains; mountainous.

  2. pertaining to or living in the mountains.

Origin of mountainy

First recorded in 1605–15; mountain + -y1

Words Nearby mountainy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mountainy in a sentence

  • Perhaps in the evening a band of wild mountainy Kurds would blow in and run off some of their few remaining sheep.

    War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
  • And barring a mountainy man or woman, and they cutting turf, you'd meet nothing unless it were the sheep.

    The Wind Bloweth | Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • It is little they are worth altogether; those mountainy boys do be poor.

    Seven Short Plays | Lady Gregory
  • I went to the drill a few nights, and I skinning kids for the mountainy men.

  • The small farmers and herds and the hardy little dark mountainy men had this reverential feeling about the good man and his shop.

    Waysiders | Seumas O'Kelly