clobber Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"clobber" in British English

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clobberverb [T]

uk   /ˈklɒb.ər/  us   /ˈklɑː.bɚ/ informal

clobber verb [T] (HIT)

to ​hit someone or something hard and ​repeatedly: If you do that again, I'll clobber you (one). to ​punish someone: The ​government is ​proposing new ​measures to clobber ​taxdodgers. to ​harm someone ​financially: The new ​supermarket is really going to clobber the ​smalllocalshops.

clobber verb [T] (DEFEAT)

to ​defeatcompletely: The ​government clobbered the opposition's ​proposals.

clobbernoun [U]

uk   /ˈklɒb.ər/  us   /ˈklɑː.bɚ/ UK informal
possessions, ​especially those that you ​carry around with you, or ​clothes: I've got ​far too much clobber in my ​handbag. Did you ​bring all ​yourtennis clobber?
(Definition of clobber from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clobber" in American English

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clobberverb [T]

 us   /ˈklɑb·ər/

clobber verb [T] (HIT)

infml to ​hit hard: He got clobbered by a ​piece of ​fallingrock.fig. A ​severestorm clobbered the ​region.

clobber verb [T] (DEFEAT)

to ​defeatcompletely: The ​party has been clobbered by a ​string of ​humiliatingpoliticallosses.
(Definition of clobber from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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