Clamber meaning

klămbər, klămər
A difficult, awkward climb.
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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.

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To climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; scramble.
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To climb with effort or clumsily, esp. by using the hands as well as the feet.
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A clumsy or hard climb.
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To climb with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.

The children clambered over the jungle gym with reckless abandon.

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The act of clambering; a difficult or haphazard climb.

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Clamber is defined as to climb clumsily or with difficulty.

Climbing up a sand dune on all fours is an example of to clamber.

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Origin of clamber

  • Middle English clambren probably frequentative of climben to climb climb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition