AskDefine | Define climber

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climber

Noun

1 a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
2 someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior [syn: social climber]
3 someone who ascends on foot; "a solitary mounter of the staircase" [syn: mounter]
4 someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains; "the lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
5 an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing [syn: crampon, crampoon, climbing iron]

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English

Etymology

-er climb

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A person who climbs.
  2. A plant that climbs, such as a vine.

Translations

person who climbs
plant that climbs

Anagrams

Extensive Definition

climber in French: climber
climber in Japanese: クライマー

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