an awkward climb
"reaching the crest was a real clamber"
clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter(verb)
climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.
The children clambered over the jungle gym with reckless abandon.
to climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively
the act of clambering
to ascend by climbing with difficulty
Origin: [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. Clamp, Climb.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klam′bėr, v.i. to climb with difficulty, grasping with the hands and feet.—n. the act of clambering. [From root of Clump; cf. Ger. klammern—klemmen, to squeeze or hold tightly.]
The numerical value of clamber in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of clamber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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