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Meaning of CLAMBER

Pronunciation:  'klambur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an awkward climb; "reaching the crest was a real clamber"
  2. [v]  climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
 

CLAMBER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: scramble, shin, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle
 
 See Also: climb, climb, mount

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Clam"ber\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clambered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Clambering}.] [OE clambren, clameren, to heap
    together, climb; akin to Icel. klambra to clamp, G. klammern.
    Cf. {Clamp}, {Climb}.]
    To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also
    used figuratively.
    
          The narrow street that clambered toward the mill.
                                                   --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Clam"ber\, n.
    The act of clambering. --T. Moore.
    
    
  3. \Clam"ber\, v. t.
    To ascend by climbing with difficulty.
    
          Clambering the walls to eye him.         --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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