clamber up (something)

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clamber up (something)

To climb something. Everyone else was able to clamber up the rope in gym class, but I struggled, thanks to my scrawny arms.
See also: clamber, up

clamber up (something)

to climb up something, especially in a particular way. The wall climbers clambered up the wall quickly. Tricia clambered up the ladder and cautiously went down again.
See also: clamber, up
References in classic literature ?
But I had my hand on the climbing bars now, and, kicking violently, I disengaged myself from the clutches of the Morlocks and was speedily clambering up the shaft, while they stayed peering and blinking up at me: all but one little wretch who followed me for some way, and wellnigh secured my boot as a trophy.
When he saw me clambering up that spear he let out a hiss that fairly shook the ground, and came charging after me at a terrific rate.
As I ran I saw Matai Shang clambering up the swaying, swinging ladder toward the deck, while above him leaned the evil face of the First Born.
In one incident a youth was spotted clambering up scaffolding trying to get into windows and, in another, youths were reported climbing onto the roof of the multi-storey building, off Church Road.
THE decision by a supporter to risk his life clambering up a floodlight pylon at Tranmere was,of course, a serious business.
Images of tartan-clad Scotland fans frolicking in fountains, clambering up monuments and enjoying French hospitality to the full were a common sight during the tournament.