Definition of clamber in English:

clamber

Syllabification: clam·ber
Pronunciation: /ˈklambər, ˈklamər
 
/

verb

[no object]
  • Climb, move, or get in or out of something in an awkward and laborious way, typically using both hands and feet: I clambered out of the trench
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    • Each time, with undue fuss, he clambered to his feet and returned to the fray.
    • He worried and she shrugged in return, clambering to her feet.
    • I shouted back, clambering to my feet and tying my hair with the first hair band I could find.
    Synonyms

noun

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  • An awkward and laborious climb or movement: a clamber up the cliff path
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    • A final clamber led to cliff where we could look out to the open sea.
    • It is worth making a short detour to the shore where, after a tricky clamber, you can explore natural arches.
    • Any remnant of infant energy can be exhausted on a clamber over rustic playground structures.

Origin

Middle English: probably from clamb, obsolete past tense of climb.

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