climber

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noun climb·er \ˈklī-mər\

Definition of climber

  1. 1a :  one that climbs or helps in climbingb :  a vine or twining plant (such as a rose or sweet pea) that readily grows up a support or over other plants

  2. 2 :  one who attempts to gain a superior social or business position

Examples of climber in a Sentence

  1. Chimpanzees are excellent climbers and spend a lot of their lives in trees.

  2. climbers like clematis and ivy

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First Known Use of climber

15th century




CLIMBER Defined for English Language Learners

climber

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Definition of climber for English Language Learners

  • : 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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