Definitions for clamberˈklæm bər, ˈklæm ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clam•berˈklæm bər, ˈklæm ər(v.t; v.i.)

  1. to climb, using both feet and hands; climb with effort or difficulty.

  2. (n.)an act or instance of clambering.

Origin of clamber:

1325–75; ME clambren, freq. formation akin to climb ; see -er6


Princeton's WordNet

  1. clamber(verb)

    an awkward climb

    "reaching the crest was a real clamber"

  2. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter(verb)

    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling


  1. clamber(Verb)

    To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.

    The children clambered over the jungle gym with reckless abandon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clamber(verb)

    to climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively

  2. Clamber(noun)

    the act of clambering

  3. Clamber(verb)

    to ascend by climbing with difficulty

Translations for clamber

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to climb by holding on with hands and feet

clambering over the rocks.

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