free-climb

verb
\ ˈfrē-ˌklīm How to pronounce free-climb (audio) \
free-climbed; free-climbing; free-climbs

Definition of free-climb

: to climb something (such as a rock face) without using aids for support

Other Words from free-climb

free climber noun

First Known Use of free-climb

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Free-climb.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free-climbed. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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