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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or hiking; Someone who ascends on foot; Someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior.

Usage examples (35)
  • The lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes
  • If you're going to stand hunt on public land, the climber is the way to go!
  • He is, or rather was, a mountain climber and a football player.
  • The climber is nice because you have alot more mobilty and its quiter to set up. for more
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