noun clob·ber \ˈklä-bər\

: someone's clothes, supplies, or equipment

Full Definition of CLOBBER

slang British
:  clothes 1

Examples of CLOBBER

  1. Just dump your clobber anywhere.
  2. <still wearing the same clobber he wore as an undergrad at Cambridge>

Origin of CLOBBER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1879

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with 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)

clob·beredclob·ber·ing \-b(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of CLOBBER

transitive verb
:  to pound mercilessly; also :  to hit with force <clobber a home run>
a :  to defeat overwhelmingly
b :  to have a strongly negative impact on <businesses clobbered by the recession>
c :  to criticize harshly

Examples of CLOBBER

  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 of CLOBBER

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1942

Rhymes with CLOBBER

CLOBBER Defined for Kids


verb clob·ber \ˈklä-bər\

Definition of CLOBBER for Kids

:  to hit with force <He clobbered a ball to the outfield.>
:  to defeat very easily


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