Sherpa: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sher'pu, shûr'-), [key]
— pl. -pas, -pa.
- a member of a people of Tibetan stock living in the Nepalese Himalayas, who often serve as porters on mountain-climbing expeditions.
- (sometimes l.c.) an expert chosen by a chief executive to assist in preparations for a summit meeting.
- sherpa (Thesaurus)