how to pronounce climbing


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climbing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of climbing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in terms of tenure and climbing the …”

meanings of climbing


  1. The sport of climbing, ascending a wall or a rock or another object using available holds, generally with the safety of a rope and belayer.
  2. Climb; ascent.


  1. Present participle of climb.


  1. That climbs; that grows upwards by gripping onto a surface.

words that rhyme with climbing


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