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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To climb by using both hands and the feet.

Usage examples (33)
  • They had to clamber up the mountain to get to the secret cave.
  • Reaching the crest was a real clamber
  • Anyone who uses the word "clamber," and correctly no less, in a cycling blog has earned the right to call himself a snob.
  • Each tried to clamber faster than his fellow just ahead; for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "clammer" (one who digs clams) managed to "clamber" (climb with effort) up the slope with the "clamor" (loud noise or uproar) of the crowd encouraging him.
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