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Meaning of CLOBBER

Pronunciation:  'klâbur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
  2. [v]  beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"
  3. [v]  strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"

CLOBBER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: baste, bat, batter, drub, lick, stuff, thrash
 See Also: beat, beat out, beat up, crush, personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property, shell, trounce, vanquish, work over



Computing Dictionary

To overwrite, usually unintentionally: "I walked off the end of the array and clobbered the stack."

Compare mung, scribble, trash, and smash the stack.

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Thesaurus Terms
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