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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of clamber

clamberedclambering play \ˈklam-b(ə-)riŋ, ˈklam-riŋ, ˈkla-mər-iŋ\

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

clamberer play \-bər-ər, -mər-ər\ noun

Examples of clamber in a sentence

  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


CLAMBER Defined for Kids

clamber

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verb clam·ber \ˈklam-bər\

Definition of clamber for Students

clamberedclambering

  1. :  to climb in an awkward way (as by scrambling) <One of the men clambered to the top of the cabin … — Walter Farley, The Black Stallion>





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