Definition of clamber
- clambered over the rocks
- The monkeys clamber and leap through the trees with great agility.
The children clambered over the rocks.
We clambered up the steep hill.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to climb or crawl in an awkward way
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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