clobber


clobber
[[t]klɒ̱bə(r)[/t]]
clobbers, clobbering, clobbered
1) N-UNCOUNT You can refer to someone's possessions, especially their clothes, as their clobber. [BRIT, INFORMAL]
2) VERB If you clobber someone, you hit them. [INFORMAL]

[V n] Hillary clobbered him with a vase.

3) VERB If a person or company is clobbered by something, they are very badly affected by it. [INFORMAL]

[be V-ed] The construction industry was clobbered by recession...

[V n] Sticky weather in May and June clobbered sales of Thorntons' chocolates.


English dictionary. 2008.