- The definition of a clamber is a clumsy or hard climb.
An out of shape person climbing up the side of a volcano is an example of a clamber.
- Clamber is defined as to climb clumsily or with difficulty.
Climbing up a sand dune on all fours is an example of to clamber.
Origin of clamberMiddle English clambren; akin to Old Norse klembra, German (sich) klammern, to hook (oneself) on: for Indo-European base see climb
intransitive verbclam·bered, clam·ber·ing, clam·bers
Origin of clamberMiddle English clambren, probably frequentative of climben, to climb; see climb.
(third-person singular simple present clambers, present participle clambering, simple past and past participle clambered)
- The act of clambering; a difficult or haphazard climb.