from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; scramble.
- n. A difficult, awkward climb.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To climb with difficulty, or with hands and feet; -- also used figuratively.
- n. The act of clambering.
- transitive v. To ascend by climbing with difficulty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To climb, especially with difficulty or by using both hands and feet, as in ascending a steep mountain: often used figuratively.
- To ascend by climbing; climb with difficulty.
- n. The act of clambering or climbing with difficulty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an awkward climb
- v. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
Middle English clambren, probably frequentative of climben, to climb; see climb.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)