stair-climb·​er | \ ˈster-ˈklī-mər How to pronounce stair-climber (audio) \
variants: or stair climber

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

Other Words from stair-climber

stair-climbing \ ˈster-​ˈklī-​miŋ How to pronounce stair-climbing (audio) \ 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, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about stair-climber

Statistics for stair-climber

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for stair-climber

The first known use of stair-climber was in 1986

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for stair-climber



English Language Learners Definition of stair-climber

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

Comments on stair-climber

What made you want to look up stair-climber? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


likely to have or produce good results

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!