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Definition of the noun clamber

What does clamber mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: clambers

  1. an awkward climb
    • example: reaching the crest was a real clamber
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: climb / mount = the act of climbing something

Definition of the verb clamber

What does clamber mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: clambered | clambering | clambers

  1. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Alternative definition of the verb clamber

verb

  1. To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for clamber

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Google previewThe 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.

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

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 ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (2016)

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" ...

Google previewUseful Dictionary of Verbs With Prepositions (2016)

by Martin Manser

clamber verb clamber over ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

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 ...

Google previewFolens 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 ...

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

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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Usage statistics about clamber

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb clamber:

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Clamber Meaning

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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.

Anagrams of CLAMBER

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  • CAMBREL
  • CRAMBLE

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