Backpacking - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbækpækɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word backpacking
Brit.  |ˈbækˌpækɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word backpacking

noun

- carrying something in a pack on the back(syn: packing)

the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts

Examples

...stuffed her backpack with so many books that she could barely walk...

After college, she backpacked through Europe.

We're planning to go backpacking in a national park this summer.

the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts

...after college she became quite the nomad, backpacking through Europe with no particular destination...

We went on a backpacking outing.

...a couple of backpacking college students who decided to spend the summer peregrinating around Ireland...

Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

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