Mr. Wilde clambered to the floor and unlocking the cabinet, took a long square box from the first shelf.
She clambered naked out a third-floor window and hung by her fingertips, intending to let herself drop into the bushes below.
I clambered back to my place and turned to the screen to find that Frankie was now the star.
"to climb with difficulty using hands and feet," late 14c., possibly frequentative of Middle English climben "to climb" (preterit clamb), or akin to Old Norse klembra "to hook (oneself) on." Related: Clambered; clambering.