Examples of clamber in a Sentence
The children clambered over the rocks.
We clambered up the steep hill.
Recent Examples of clamber from the Web
Two very young chicks survived but were way too young to be clambering around outside of a nest.
In another cringe-worthy moment, Trump shoved Montenegrin leader Dusko Markovic out of his way to clamber to the front of the pack to preen for a photo-op.
Melissa Andre and two friends clambered over a security barrier in their rush to get out.
As for international material, overseas licensing authorities such as the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency are already clambering to get aboard the iTunes store, according to industry reports.
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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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