Definition of “clobber” - English Dictionary

“clobber” in British English

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clobberverb [ T ]

uk /ˈklɒb.ər/ us /ˈklɑː.bɚ/ informal

clobbernoun [ U ]

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

(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 falling rock.
fig. A severe storm clobbered the region.

clobber verb [ T ] (DEFEAT)

to defeat completely:

The party has been clobbered by a string of humiliating political losses.

(Definition of “clobber” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)