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English definition of “clamber”

clamber

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /ˈklæm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
to climb up, across , or into somewhere with difficulty , using the hands and the feet : They clambered over/up the rocks . I clambered into/onto the bus . She clambered into bed .Moving upwardsMoving on your hands and legs or on your stomach clamber     noun [C usually singular] I was worn out after my clamber up the hillside .Moving upwardsMoving on your hands and legs or on your stomach
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