A Canadian slang, Porch climber refers to someone who is extremely drunk or in the state of intoxication.
"DAMNNNNNNN that porch climber is still poppin bottles!"
A gamblers term in golf for someone who owes money to you from an on-course bet and disappears as soon as you walk in the clubhouse grill-room.
Also used as a term for a gambler who's handicap is questionable or possibly inflated artificially (see sandbagger
Often shortened to porchie
and used as an adjective.
I beat Pierre 16 ways on that last press. Where is he?
Can you see those hands clinging to the railing out there ... ?
That goddamn porch climber!
From "porch monkey" a lazy black person.
Why doesnt that "porch climber" get a job?