Examples of clamber in a sentence
The children clambered over the rocks.
We clambered up the steep hill.
Origin and Etymology of clamber
Middle English clambren; akin to Old English climban to climb
First Known Use: 14th century
CLAMBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of clamber for English Language Learners
: to climb or crawl in an awkward way
CLAMBER Defined for Kids
Definition of clamber for Students
: 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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