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clobber

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noun clob·ber \ˈklä-bər\

Simple Definition of clobber

  • : someone's clothes, supplies, or equipment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of clobber

slang British

  1. :  clothes 1

Examples of clobber in a sentence

  1. Just dump your clobber anywhere.

  2. <still wearing the same clobber he wore as an undergrad at Cambridge>



Origin and Etymology of clobber

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1879


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clobber

verb clob·ber

Simple Definition of clobber

  • : to hit (someone) very hard

  • : to defeat (a person or team) very easily in a competition

  • : to have a very bad effect on (someone or something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of clobber

clobbered

clobbering

play \-b(ə-)riŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to pound mercilessly; also :  to hit with force <clobber a home run>

  3. 2 a :  to defeat overwhelmingly b :  to have a strongly negative impact on <businesses clobbered by the recession> c :  to criticize harshly

Examples of clobber in a sentence

  1. If you say anything I'll clobber you.

  2. We clobbered them in our last game.

  3. Businesses are being clobbered by the bad economy.



Origin and Etymology of clobber

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1942

Rhymes with clobber


CLOBBER Defined for Kids

clobber

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verb clob·ber \ˈklä-bər\

Definition of clobber for Students

clobbered

clobbering

  1. 1 :  to hit with force <He clobbered a ball to the outfield.>

  2. 2 :  to defeat very easily





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