stair-climb·​er ˈster-ˈklī-mər How to pronounce stair-climber (audio)
variants or 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 noun
or stair climbing
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

Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stair-climber was in 1986

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Cite this Entry

“Stair-climber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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