verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby pioneer
OTHER WORDS FROM pioneerun·pi·o·neer·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for pioneer
Peter Christopherson made the leap to life on the bandstand and became a pioneer in the industrial music genre.
His great-grandfather, David Yellin, was a prominent Zionist scholar and Israeli pioneer.
The first pioneer to reach the riparian tributary where Kansas City now shimmers was, in fact, on the lam himself.
So how did a popular magazine that was considered a pioneer of the genre end up getting left in the dust?It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The video became a hit, and it led Boenish to pioneer a new type of diving—BASE.
On the 19th the pioneer boat, running some distance ahead of the others, was again upset by a wave.The Romance of the Colorado River|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Aunt Lucy has the air of her pioneer great-grandmother who has heard an Indian calling!The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
In all the trials incident to the pilgrimage and pioneer life, have you never sworn nor used bad language?Wilford Woodruff|Matthias F. Cowley
And in this connection he spoke gratefully of the pioneer work which Mr. Chamberlain and Mr. Jesse Collings had performed.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
Miss Gwin embodied the original and pioneer one of the forces speedily set marching to the relief of the Finkelsteins.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for pioneer (1 of 3)
- a colonist, explorer, or settler of a new land, region, etc
- (as modifier)a pioneer wagon