Meaning of trailblaze

trail•blaze

Pronunciation: (trāl'blāz"), [key]
— v., -blazed, -blaz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to blaze a trail through (a forest, wilderness, or the like) for others to follow.
  2. to be a pioneer in (a particular subject, technique, etc.).
—v.i.
  1. to work or serve as a trailblazer.
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