Part of speech: verb

To climb with difficulty.

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Usage examples "clamber":

  1. If a rope- a stout cable- were fixed between a wreck and the shore, say at a distance of three or four hundred yards, it is obvious that only a few of the strongest men could clamber along it. - "Battles with the Sea", R.M. Ballantyne.
  2. One of the masts lay over the side, and this afforded an easy way by which he could clamber upward upon the deck. - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
  3. Deborah couldn't sit on a chair, or the floor, but must actually clamber on to my bed, with her boots on too! - "Anxious Audrey", Mabel Quiller-Couch.