Other definitions for clobber (2 of 4)
(used with a plural verb) clothes (def. 1).
Other definitions for clobber (3 of 4)
to paint over existing decoration on (a ceramic piece).
How to use clobber in a sentence
They found that the combined frequency of intense storm surge and rainfall that clobbers the coastline may increase by seven to 36 times in the southern US and 30 to 195 times in the Northeast.The future of hurricanes is full of floods—a lot of them | Kate Baggaley | February 4, 2022 | Popular-Science
To speak of it is to jinx it, and likelier than not, you’ll get clobbered in the eighth.The James Webb Space Telescope's Mission Is Unfolding As Expected | Jeffrey Kluger | January 7, 2022 | Time
A surge in coronavirus cases that clobbered San Diego during the holidays also hit a few of the city’s homeless shelters, setting off a scramble last week to isolate residents who had been staying in packed shelters.
I wanted him to think I was cool, and anyway, even if I had protested, he wouldn’t have heard me over the cochlea-clobbering decibels generated by the amplifier in the trunk.
Weekday ridership was clobbered by those who had the option to work from home.More workers are returning to the office. The pandemic-era commute might be changed forever. | Katherine Shaver, Justin George | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
How can you talk about conciliation and bipartisanship…and then go out there and rip and snort and clobber the House Republicans?
So does Christie really think he could clobber President Obama in 2012?
It was evident that we were being driven and so long as we went to their satisfaction they weren't going to clobber us.Highways in Hiding | George Oliver Smith
And it anybody tries to slug you back, like I did just now, duck it and clobber him in another unprotected spot.Masters of Space | Edward Elmer Smith
Now to get rid of this respectable clobber and feel like a man again.Captain Brassbound's Conversion | George Bernard Shaw
I suggest to you, Brassbound, that the clobber belongs to Lady Sis.Captain Brassbound's Conversion | George Bernard Shaw
Bey said, "If we can stop waxing philosophic for a while and get back to how most efficiently to clobber these Arabs—"Border, Breed Nor Birth | Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for clobber (1 of 3)
to beat or batter
to defeat utterly
to criticize severely
British Dictionary definitions for clobber (2 of 3)
British slang personal belongings, such as clothes and accessories
British Dictionary definitions for clobber (3 of 3)
(tr) to paint over existing decoration on (pottery)
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