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clobber 1

Saltos de línea: clob|ber
Pronunciación: /ˈklɒbə/

verbo

[with object] informal
1Hit (someone) hard: if he does that I’ll clobber him!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I clobbered him with the butt of my cutlass and in no time had the respect of the toughest men in the establishment.
  • But obviously any impatient pedestrian stepping out immediately on getting a green man only has himself to blame if he's clobbered.
  • Yes - and before we get clobbered by someone in a koala outfit - we know that's exactly what the big boys do.
1.1Treat or deal with harshly: the recession clobbered other parts of the business
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  • The banks have been clobbered again for the way they deal with consumers.
  • One reason they fare well: Manufacturers get clobbered in a recession.
  • A crash was on the way, Baker pointed out, and it would financially clobber many working people.
1.2Defeat heavily: the Braves clobbered the Cubs 23-10
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yet they were clobbered, suffering their worst defeat.
  • So, no big deal, Carlow defeated the all-Ireland champions in the same competition a few seasons back, and clobbered Dublin too.
  • There, when one side clobbers the other, the response is clobber back.

Origen

Second World War (apparently air force slang): of unknown origin.

Más
  • The clobber meaning ‘to hit someone hard or defeat them completely’ dates from the Second World War. Although the origin is not certain, it seems to have been RAF slang, and probably described striking a place hard in a bombing raid. The other sense of clobber, ‘clothing or belongings’, is a different word which dates from the late 19th century and is again of unknown origin.

Palabras que riman con clobber

cobber, jobber, mobber, robber, slobber

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clobber 2 Saltos de línea: clob|ber
Pronunciación: /ˈklɒbə/

sustantivo

[mass noun] British informal
Clothing, personal belongings, or equipment: I found all his clobber in the locker
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  • When you've gone to all the trouble of getting dressed up in your best clobber, it's so undignified.
  • And let's face it, the Sally Army are probably the only folk on the planet who would gratefully accept clobber from the flamboyantly dressed Swede.
  • And for the occasion the men are given cash to buy some new clobber for the girls, so that they can show them off at their best - they even get to pick the hairdos.

Origen

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Más
  • The clobber meaning ‘to hit someone hard or defeat them completely’ dates from the Second World War. Although the origin is not certain, it seems to have been RAF slang, and probably described striking a place hard in a bombing raid. The other sense of clobber, ‘clothing or belongings’, is a different word which dates from the late 19th century and is again of unknown origin.

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clobber 3 Saltos de línea: clob|ber
Pronunciación: /ˈklɒbə/

verbo

[with object]
Add enamelled decoration to (porcelain).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The hateful practice of clobbering oriental porcelain, already begun, pointed a cheap and easy way to the decorators of faience.
  • The Dutch, in particular, used clobbering to embellish Chinese blue and white export and Meissen porcelain during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Origen

Late 19th century: of unknown origin.

Más
  • The clobber meaning ‘to hit someone hard or defeat them completely’ dates from the Second World War. Although the origin is not certain, it seems to have been RAF slang, and probably described striking a place hard in a bombing raid. The other sense of clobber, ‘clothing or belongings’, is a different word which dates from the late 19th century and is again of unknown origin.

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