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Definition of clobber

clobber

verb - transitive

  • to strike a heavy blow.
    His car got clobbered by a freight train.
                                                                      

    Citation from "Sally Teel", Sons of Tucson (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 12 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by Daniel D. on Oct 28 2003.

  • in computing: to overwrite data, usually unintentionally.
    I walked off the end of the array and clobbered the stack.
                                                                                                                            

    Citation from Common LISPcraft (book), Robert Wilensky, 1986 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to defeat.
    The Bears clobbered the Cardinal.

    Last edited on Jan 05 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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