climber

[klahy-mer]
noun
1.
a person or thing that climbs.
2.
a climbing plant.
4.
a device to assist in climbing, as a climbing iron.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see climb, -er1

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climber (ˈklaɪmə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that climbs
2.  a plant that lacks rigidity and grows upwards by twining, scrambling, or clinging with tendrils and suckers
3.  chiefly (Brit) short for social climber

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climber
1423, "one who climbs," from climb. Of plants, from 1640.
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Example sentences
The dog was a climber once, but now his ascent of the stairway was labored and
  slow.
Years ago, my father had a new co-worker who was an avid mountain climber.
He is an avid hiker and rock climber who has scaled several noted peaks.
Even if you aren't a climber, you still might find a headlamp useful.
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