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

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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

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“Stair-climber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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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

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