Definition of Clobbering

1. Verb. (present participle of clobber) ¹



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Definition of Clobbering

1. clobber [v] - See also: clobber

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clobbering

cloakings
cloakless
cloaklike
cloakmaker
cloakmakers
cloakroom
cloakrooms
cloaks
cloam
cloams
cloath
cloaths
clobazam
clobber
clobbered
clobbering (current term)
clobbers
clobenpropit
clobenzepam
clobenzorex
clobenztropine
clobetasol
clobetasol propionate
clobutinol
clochard
clochards
cloche
cloches
clocinizine
clock

Literary usage of Clobbering

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
""There had been precedents for such artistic " vamping " and " clobbering." Did not Jacob Tonson incite the engraver of the plates to Dryden's Virgil to ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"They are now past 'clobbering, ' reviving,' or ' translating,' they are, in fact, at the lowest point of Fortune's wheel : but the next turn puts them in ..."

3. Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why by Earl H. Tilford, Jr. (1991)
"... to the Air Force log, he was too busy trying to secure additional helicopter gunships to join the Hueys in clobbering the friendly troops below. ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"clobbering. From Hi form, this word seems to claim a Celtic origin. But the only term I have met with, which may be viewed as a cognate, ..."

5. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
""A term used to express that strange gabbling noise people make, who are talking in a language we do not understand ;" Gall. ; synon. clobbering, HALLION ..."

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