Definition of climber in English:


Line breaks: climb¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈklʌɪmə


  • 1A person or animal that climbs: leopards are great tree climbers
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    • And naturally, they are expert tree climbers as well.
    • Jenkins says that he sees no sign that tree climbers are slipping into a macho ‘summit or bust’ mindset.
    • There's a side of me that enjoys watching these tree climbers having their deep fun.
  • 1.1A mountaineer: a rock climber
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    • Each year they receive dozens of calls reporting lost walkers, stranded climbers or injured mountaineers.
    • We have had a long history of walkers and climbers coming here and we would certainly welcome the mountain bikers.
    • Sherpas, the Himalayan locals living in the borders of Tibet and Nepal, challenge the mountain routinely when assisting climbers and also deeply subscribe to this belief.
  • 1.2A climbing plant: climbers trained up fences and trellises
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    • Terraces brim with pot plants and climbers - honeysuckle, hydrangeas, lavender.
    • When planting tree roses, climbers or ramblers with long stems, tie them to stakes or supports immediately after planting.
    • More than 20,000 smaller trees and shrubs of varying types will also be planted, including climbers trained across the environmental barrier.

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