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Meaning of CLIMBER

Pronunciation:  'klImur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
  2. [n]  someone who climbs as a sport
  3. [n]  someone who ascends on foot; "a solitary mounter of the staircase"
  4. [n]  someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
  5. [n]  a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants

CLIMBER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: climbing iron, crampon, crampoon, mounter, social climber
 See Also: ascender, athlete, cragsman, escalader, jock, lion-hunter, mountain climber, mountaineer, nouveau-riche, parvenu, rock climber, root climber, spike, upstart, vine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Climb"er\, n.
    One who, or that which, climbs:
    (a) (Bot.) A plant that climbs.
    (b) (Zo["o]l.) A bird that climbs, as a woodpecker or a
  2. \Climb"er\, v. i. [From {Climb}; cf. {Clamber}.]
    To climb; to mount with effort; to clamber. [Obs.] --Tusser.
Thesaurus Terms
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