Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson is a pioneer in manscaping.
But what a flawed hero is our Rupert.Like Hearst, he was never a pioneer or much of an innovator as a newspaper publisher.
Peter Christopherson made the leap to life on the bandstand and became a pioneer in the industrial music genre.
“We support reconciliation,” added Hamsher, a pioneer in online political fundraising.
In some ways, “pioneer” is the most lucrative accolade of all.
The richest and most readable collection of pioneer remedies yet published.
A pioneer is a brave fellow, with the courage of his own curiosity.
The pioneer camp was silent, no boisterous laughter there; Each step was still and careful, each word a whispered prayer.
The pastoral interest is the pioneer interest of a new colony.
It was in fact an epoch-making work, the pioneer in the new field of German folk poetry.
1520s, "foot soldier who prepares the way for the army," from Middle French pionnier "foot-soldier, pioneer," from Old French paonier "foot-soldier" (11c.), from peon (see pawn (n.2)). Figurative sense of "person who goes first or does something first" is from c.1600. Related: Pioneers.
1780, from pioneer (n.). Related: Pioneered; pioneering.