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Definition of clobber verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clobber
    he / she / it clobbers
    past simple clobbered
    -ing form clobbering
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  1. 1clobber somebody to hit someone very hard If you do that again, I'll clobber you!
  2. 2[often passive] clobber somebody/something to affect someone badly or to punish them, especially by making them lose money The paper got clobbered with libel damages of half a million dollars.
  3. 3[usually passive] clobber somebody/something to defeat someone completely We got clobbered in the game on Saturday.