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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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