Definition of Climber

1. Noun. A vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants.

Specialized synonyms: Clematis, Legume, Leguminous Plant, Agdestis, Genus Agdestis, Climbing Fern, Root Climber
Generic synonyms: Vine
Derivative terms: Climb

2. Noun. Someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior.
Exact synonyms: Social Climber
Specialized synonyms: Lion-hunter
Generic synonyms: Arriviste, Nouveau-riche, Parvenu, Upstart
Derivative terms: Climb

3. Noun. Someone who ascends on foot. "A solitary mounter of the staircase"
Exact synonyms: Mounter
Generic synonyms: Ascender
Derivative terms: Climb, Mount

4. Noun. Someone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains. "The lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Specialized synonyms: Escalader, Mountain Climber, Mountaineer, Cragsman, Rock Climber
Derivative terms: Climb

5. Noun. An iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing.
Exact synonyms: Climbing Iron, Crampon, Crampoon
Generic synonyms: Spike
Derivative terms: Climb

Definition of Climber

1. n. One who, or that which, climbs

2. v. i. To climb; to mount with effort; to clamber.

Definition of Climber

1. Noun. A person who climbs. ¹

2. Noun. A plant that climbs, such as a vine. ¹

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Definition of Climber

1. one that climbs [n -S] - See also: climbs

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Climber

climb down
climb on
climb the walls
climb up
climbed the walls
climber (current term)
climbing bird's nest fern
climbing bittersweet
climbing bolt
climbing boneset
climbing corydalis
climbing fern
climbing fibres
climbing frame
climbing frames
climbing fumitory

Literary usage of Climber

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1. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1920)
"The type of rose needed and constantly asked for was that of a climber which in the ... The term "hardy everblooming climber" was in reality a misnomer as ..."

2. Trees and Shrubs: An Abridgment of the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum by John Claudius Loudon (1875)
"A deciduous climber. Nepal, on mountains. Height 10 tt. to 1 8 ft. ... A deciduous climber. Pennsylvania to Georgia. Height 6 ft. to 12 ft. ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"A deciduous climber. Nepal, on mountains. Height 10 ft. to 18 ft. ... A deciduous climber. Pennsylvania to Georgia. Height C ft. to 1 a ft. ..."

4. What the White Race May Learn from the Indian by George Wharton James (1908)
"CHAPTER VI THE INDIAN AS A WALKER, RIDER, AND climber ASa part of his out-of-door life the Indian is a •**• great walker and runner, having horses lie is a ..."

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