Adjective "trailblazer" definition and examples

(Trailblazer may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtreɪlbleɪzə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person who makes a new track through wild country.
  1. 'He cites the government-commissioned exploits of Columbus and Drake as imperative trailblazers prior to the opening of commercial traffic, but it is here that the analogy falls apart.'
  2. 'He embarks on the four-day drive from Massachusetts to Cheyenne as if to emulate the trailblazers of the frontier.'
  3. 'The women mentioned here are trailblazers not aiming for a mainstream audience.'
  4. 'Mentoring is part of our role as pioneers and trailblazers… but you have to make sure you have the time to do your primary work.'
  5. 'And imitation isn't just the best form of flattery, but often a good indication of who the trailblazers are.'
  6. 'Hunger strikers no longer feel obliged to duplicate the gravitas of such famous trailblazers as the suffragettes and Gandhi.'
  7. 'Tonight, they're trailblazers and policy makers, partisans searching for common ground.'
  8. 'Most of the artistic terrain here has been mapped out by the trailblazers of past generations, yet these contemporary artists seem satisfied to meekly follow along this well-worn path.'
  9. 'For art historians, this challenging work will offer an alternative to a history of Modern art which is all-too-often peopled with heroic trailblazers and lovable rogues.'
  10. 'It is great for us to be a trailblazer in such an important development for children.'
  11. 'Pope John Paul II was a trailblazer in many areas.'
  12. 'Some look upon the women as trailblazers in a forbidden area, while many others hold them in disdain because of their frivolous character.'

More definitions

1. a person who blazes a trail for others to follow through unsettled country or wilderness; pathfinder.

2. a pioneer in any field of endeavor: a trailblazer in science.

More examples(as adjective)

"solutions can be trailblazer."