verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of pioneer
OTHER WORDS FROM pioneerun·pi·o·neer·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pioneer
Having tonally redefined rap, he was ready to claim the mantle of one of the greatest musical pioneers of all time.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We worked in the cultural arena instead, with pioneers like Ellen and Will & Grace.
One year later and 10 blocks away, my mother came into the world, the granddaughter of those pioneers who had roamed the prairie.
In many ways, Kansas City is a leaving town, a place for pioneers and rovers with an eye on the distant horizon.
Like other great pioneers, she took to heart what she had learned from the finest of those who preceded her.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present.Among the Sioux|R. J. Creswell
As before stated, Cavaill-Coll and Willis worked as pioneers in perfecting and in introducing the pneumatic action.
His father, a man of means, was prominent as one of the pioneers in organizing the volunteer army of Great Britain.
He retained a few picked men from each battalion, to be used as light troops and pioneers.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Their refusal to think along old lines of thought often makes them valuable pioneers in progress.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
British Dictionary definitions for pioneer (1 of 3)
- a colonist, explorer, or settler of a new land, region, etc
- (as modifier)a pioneer wagon