noun, plural Sher·pas, (especially collectively) Sher·pa.
Examples from the Web for sherpa
The sherpa strike left you with no highest mountain to climb?Now That Everest Is Closed, Check Out These Other Extreme Adventures|Nina Strochlic|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pride of Kathmandu is a cross-country skier named — I kid you not — Sherpa.
His humility is refreshing; Sherpa himself expects a last-place finish.
These headlamps, Sher realized, belonged to a team of Sherpa descending to base camp.
Amanda Padoan is a co-author of Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day.
British Dictionary definitions for sherpa (1 of 2)
Word Origin for sherpa
British Dictionary definitions for sherpa (2 of 2)
noun plural -pas or -pa
Word Origin and History for sherpa
1847, from Tibetan, literally "dweller in an eastern country."