Meaning of “clamber” in the English Dictionary

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"clamber" in British English

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clamberverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈklæm.bər/ us /ˈklæm.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.
noun [ C usually singular ] uk us

I was worn out after my clamber up the hillside.

(Definition of “clamber” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clamber" in American English

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clamberverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈklæm·bər, -ər/

to climb somewhere with difficulty, often needing to use both hands and feet:

The baby clambered up the stairs.

(Definition of “clamber” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)