What does clamber mean?

Definitions for clamberˈklæm bər, ˈklæm ər

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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

  4. Origin: [OE clambren, clameren, to heap together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern. Cf. Clamp, Climb.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clamber

    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. klammernklemmen, to squeeze or hold tightly.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clamber in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clamber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zeid Raad al-Hussein:

    The notion of ghost ships drifting on autopilot toward the coasts of Europe in the hopes that coast guards will rescue the people on board and the hideous sight of men and women tearing their flesh on barbed-wire fences in a desperate, and sometimes lethal, attempt to clamber into Europe and find a better, more peaceful life: Such scenes are simply intolerable.

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