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Noun climber has 5 senses
  1. climber - a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars: root climber
    Derived form: verb climb1
  2. social climber, climber - someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    --2 is a kind of upstart, parvenu, nouveau-riche, arriviste
    --2 has particulars: lion-hunter
    Derived form: verb climb5
  3. mounter, climber - someone who ascends on foot; "a solitary mounter of the staircase"
    --3 is a kind of ascender
    Derived form: verb climb1
  4. climber - 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    athlete, jock
    --4 has particulars:
     escalader; mountaineer, mountain climber; rock climber, cragsman
    Derived form: verb climb1
  5. crampon, crampoon, climbing iron, climber - an iron spike attached to the shoe to prevent slipping on ice when walking or climbing
    --5 is a kind of spike
    Derived form: verb climb1
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