Clobbered



[klob-er] /ˈklɒb ər/

verb (used with object), Slang.
1.
to batter severely; strike heavily:
He tried to clobber me with his club.
2.
to defeat decisively; drub; trounce.
3.
to denounce or criticize vigorously.
[klob-er] /ˈklɒb ər/
verb (used with object)
1.
to paint over existing decoration on (a ceramic piece).
[klob-er] /ˈklɒb ər/
noun, verb (used without object), South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
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/ˈklɒbə/
verb (transitive) (slang)
1.
to beat or batter
2.
to defeat utterly
3.
to criticize severely
/ˈklɒbə/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) personal belongings, such as clothes and accessories
/ˈklɒbə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to paint over existing decoration on (pottery)
v.

1941, British air force slang, probably related to bombing; possibly echoic. Related: Clobbered; clobbering. In late 19c. British slang the word principally had to do with clothing, e.g. clobber (n.) “clothes,” (v.) “to dress smartly;” clobber up “to patch old clothes for reuse.”

adjective

Drunk: those who are, to use a word presently popular with the younger drinking set, clobbered (1950s+)

verb

[1940s+; origin unknown; perhaps fr Scots clabber, ”spatter, cover with mud”]

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