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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
clobber \clobber\ n.
personal possessions; -- an informal term; as, did you take
all your clobber?.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all
your clobber?" [syn: stuff, clobber]
v 1: strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who
tried to attack her" [syn: clobber, baste, batter]
2: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight;
"We licked the other team on Sunday!" [syn: cream, bat,
clobber, drub, thrash, lick]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
85 Moby Thesaurus words for "clobber":
bang, bash, bat, bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow, belt, best,
biff, blank, blast, bonk, bulldoze, clap, clip, clout, clump,
coldcock, crack, cream, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, deck, defeat,
defeat utterly, drub, fetch, fetch a blow, hit, hit a clip, jab,
knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, lambaste, let have it,
lick, overbear, overwhelm, paste, plunk, poke, punch, schmear,
shellac, shut out, skin, skunk, slam, slog, slug, smack, smash,
smear, smite, smother, snap, snow under, soak, sock, steamroller,
strike, strike at, swat, swipe, take the cake, thrash, thump,
thwack, trim, triumph, trounce, wallop, whack, wham, whelm,
whitewash, whomp, whop, win, worst, yerk
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
To overwrite, usually unintentionally: ?I walked off the end of the array
and clobbered the stack.? Compare mung, scribble, trash, and smash
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
To overwrite, usually unintentionally: "I walked off
the end of the array and clobbered the stack."
Compare mung, scribble, trash, smash the stack.
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