Definitions For Pioneer


  • One of the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
  • Someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
  • A person who helps create or develop new ideas, methods, etc.
  • Someone who is one of the first people to move to and live in a new area


  • Open up and explore a new area
  • Take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
  • Open up an area or prepare a way
  • To help create or develop (new ideas, methods, etc.) : to be a pioneer in the development of (something)

Is Pioneer a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Pioneer is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pioneer in a Sentence

  • The pioneers who settled in the American West in the 19th century
  • The hardships that the pioneers endured while taming the wilderness
  • A painter who pioneered a new art form
  • The new method of cancer treatment was pioneered by an international team of researchers.
  • He helped pioneer a new route to the West.
  • The nation's pioneer institution for the education of African-Americans

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