One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who map-reads or who is skilled in map-reading.‘even experienced map readers would struggle to navigate their way around’
- ‘Elevation maps help map readers understand the hills and valleys of an area.’
- ‘My husband is a great map reader and we get out an ordnance survey map to find an interesting path.’
- ‘Marketing manager, amateur sleuth and abysmal map reader Neville is the skipper for the day.’
- ‘My sister made clear her reluctance to be the chief map-reader in a foreign city and my friend Michele has trouble finding her way off a rugby field.’
- ‘The stereotype that women are relatively poor map readers is borne out by a reasonable bulk of scientific literature.’
- ‘Yes, map makers have always made speculative assumptions about what a map reader might like to know.’
- ‘He confesses to not being a great map-reader or navigator in the outdoors.’
- ‘Leaders might not conduct a recce because they know the area well, or because they are a competent map reader and have led many walks before.’
- ‘The government's new maps are designed for expert map readers, including seasoned hikers, conservationists and government officials.’
- ‘With Julia now an expert map-reader, we struck out for Carmel on the coast.’
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