stair-climber

noun stair-climb·er \ ˈster-ˈklī-mər \
variants: or stair climber
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of stair-climber

: an exercise apparatus that simulates the act of climbing stairs
  • You won't have to wait in line for a stair-climber as you do during rush_hour at the health club.
  • —Marlene Adrian

stair-climbing

play \ˈster-ˈklī-miŋ\ or stair climbing noun
    • Gyms and health clubs offer yoga along with stair-climbing machines.
    • University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter
    • … a proud gym rat who at various times has been a devotee of jogging, stair climbing and aerobics, as well as other popular fitness trends.
    • —Eric Schlosser

First Known Use of stair-climber

1986

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STAIR-CLIMBER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of stair-climber for English Language Learners

  • : an exercise machine on which you make a continuous series of upward steps like someone who is climbing stairs


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