Definitions for: Climber


[n] an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
[n] someone who climbs as a sport
[n] someone who ascends on foot; "a solitary mounter of the staircase"
[n] someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
[n] a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants



Webster (1913) Definition: Climb"er, n.
One who, or that which, climbs:
(a) (Bot.) A plant that climbs.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A bird that climbs, as a woodpecker or a
parrot.


Climb"er, v. i. [From Climb; cf. Clamber.]
To climb; to mount with effort; to clamber. [Obs.] --Tusser.

Synonyms: climbing iron, crampon, crampoon, mounter, social climber

See Also: ascender, athlete, cragsman, escalader, jock, lion-hunter, mountain climber, mountaineer, nouveau-riche, parvenu, rock climber, root climber, spike, upstart, vine

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