Definition of "eight-thousanders" [eight-thousanders]

  • Plural form of eight-thousander. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "eight-thousanders" in a sentence
  • "By 1986 he would complete climbs of the 14 highest mountains in the world — all the "eight-thousanders," 8,000 meters (26,240 feet) or more."
  • "Now he longed for an opportunity to tackle the big boys: the 14 eight-thousanders in Central Asia — in the Himalayan, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, and Pamir ranges."
  • "The "eight-thousanders," as they're known since they all top 8,000 meters 5 miles, were all conquered in summertime long ago."