Definition of climber
- ivy and other climbers
- Owing to their size and abundance, climbing plants, especially the large woody climbers or lianes, are one of the most impressive features of the Tropical Rain forest.
- —P. W. Richards
Chimpanzees are excellent climbers and spend a lot of their lives in trees.
climbers like clematis and ivy
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: someone who climbs mountains, cliffs, etc., as a sport
: an animal that climbs a lot or very well
: a plant that grows up walls, poles, etc.,
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