What does climber mean?

climber meaning in General Dictionary

one that or what climbs

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  • To rise to mount with energy to clamber
  • a vine or climbing plant that easily develops a help or higher other plants
  • some body seeking social importance by obsequious behavior
  • a person who ascends by foot
  • someone who climbs as an activity; especially a person who climbs mountains
  • an iron surge attached to the footwear to prevent falling on ice when walking or climbing
  • a person who, or what, climbs
  • A plant that climbs.
  • A bird that climbs, as a woodpecker or a parrot.
  • To climb; to mount with work; to clamber.

climber meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., "one just who climbs," agent noun from rise (v.). Of plants, from 1630s.

Sentence Examples with the word climber

The three north-side second floor rooms contained Fred, Gladys Turnbull and a pretty female climber named Penny.

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