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clamber

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verb clam·ber \ˈklam-bər, ˈkla-mər\

Simple Definition of clamber

  • : to climb or crawl in an awkward way

Full Definition of clamber

clam·beredclam·ber·ing play \ˈklam-b(ə-)riŋ, ˈklam-riŋ, ˈkla-mər-iŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to climb awkwardly (as by scrambling) <clambered over the rocks>

clam·ber·er play \-bər-ər, -mər-ər\ noun

Examples of clamber

  1. The children clambered over the rocks.

  2. We clambered up the steep hill.



Origin of clamber

Middle English clambren; akin to Old English climban to climb


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with clamber



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