HyperDic: climber

English > 5 senses of the word climber:
NOUNplantclimbera vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
person climber, social climbersomeone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
person climber, mountersomeone who ascends on foot
person climbersomeone who climbs as a sport
artifactclimber, crampon, crampoon, climbing ironan iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
climber > pronunciation
Soundsklay'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > climber: 5 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants.
NarrowerAgdestis, genus AgdestisA genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots
clematisAny of various ornamental climbing plants of the genus Clematis usually having showy flowers
climbing fernAny of several ferns of the genus Lygodium that climb by twining
legume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
root climberA plant that climbs by its adventitious roots e.g. ivy
BroadervineA plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
Spanishenredadera
Catalanenfiladissa
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
English > climber: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior.
Synonymsocial climber
Narrowerlion-huntersomeone who tries to attract social lions as guests
Broaderupstart, parvenu, nouveau-riche, arrivisteA person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
Spanisharribista, principote, trepador, trepa
Verbsclimbimprove one's social status
English > climber: 5 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who ascends on foot.
Synonymmounter
Broaderascendersomeone who ascends
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
English > climber: 5 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningsomeone who climbs as a sport; especially someone who climbs mountains.
Example"the lead climber looked strong still but his partner often slumped in his ropes"
Narrowerescaladersomeone who gains access by the use of ladders
mountaineer, mountain climbersomeone who climbs mountains
rock climber, cragsmanA climber of vertical rock faces
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
Spanishescalador, trepador
Catalanescalador
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
English > climber: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing.
Synonymscrampon, crampoon, climbing iron
Broaderspikesports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
Spanishcrampón
Catalangrampó
Verbsclimbgo upward with gradual or continuous progress

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