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Definition of the noun clamber
What does clamber mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: clambers
- an awkward climb
Definition of the verb clamber
What does clamber mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: clambered | clambering | clambers
- climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of clamber: scramble / shin / shinny / skin / sputter / struggle
- more generic word: climb = move with difficulty, by grasping
Alternative definition of the verb clamber
- To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for clamber
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The Red Well-Read Reader (1993)
by Thomas Daniel McGann
Are a lot like slime The choicest meat is prime Mim-ic-ry is a lot like mime And gangsters cause crime Clamber is a lot like climb And cyme grows somewhat as does thyme But thyme is nothing like time For time--listen to church bells chime.
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
To clamber means to climb, of course, and is sometimes wrongly used for clamour. Presumably this amusing malapropism arises from the idea of physically clambering somewhere to get a better view: *Now, it seems, there is a positive ...
by David Crystal
clamber / ~ing v 'klambэл / klambrin, -ц) sp clamber" / clambring" clamorous adj т "klamorхs, -mros sp clamorous", cla-morous clamour / ~s n 'klamoл / -z sp clamor', clamour" / clamors", clamours" clamour / ~ed v 'klamoл / -d sp clamor" ...
by Martin Manser
clamber verb clamber over ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
climatic conditions 138 closely acquainted region, spirit, temper, temperature, undertone, weather, zone climatic conditions weather climax acme, crisis, peak, pinnacle, ultimate climb ascend, ascent, clamber, mount, rise, scale, surmount climb ...
Folens Dictionary (1999)
by Fred McDonald
clamber cinema noun cinemas A cinema is a place where people go to watch films. ICinema comes via French from Greek kinema 'movement'. ) cinnamon noun Cinnamon is a sweet spice used in cooking that comes from the bark of a tropical ...
clamber. disturbances. 3 a relating to ordinary citizens; b not military, legal or religious. 4 lave relating to cases about individual rights, etc, not criminal cases. 5 polite. • civilly adverb. ® 1 4c: from Latin anlis relating to citizens, from eras citizen .
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Scrabble value of C3L1A1M3B3E1R1
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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