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Reality does not easily give up meaning; it's the biographer's job to clobber it into submission. You're meant not only to tame it but to extract substance, to identify cause and axiomatic effect. You subsist on the tactical omissions, the hollow words, the oddly unconnected dots.
Stacy Schiff

Meaning of "clobber" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CLOBBER

Of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CLOBBER

clobber  [ˈklɒbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLOBBER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Clobber is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb clobber in English.

WHAT DOES CLOBBER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Clobber

Clobber is an abstract strategy game invented in 2001 by combinatorial game theorists Michael H. Albert, J.P. Grossman and Richard Nowakowski. It has subsequently been studied by Elwyn Berlekamp and Erik Demaine among others. Since 2005, it has been one of the events in the Computer Olympiad. Players take turns to move one of their own pieces onto an orthogonally adjacent opposing piece, removing it from the game. The winner of the game is the player who makes the last move.

Definition of clobber in the English dictionary

The first definition of clobber in the dictionary is to beat or batter. Other definition of clobber is to defeat utterly. Clobber is also to criticize severely.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CLOBBER

PRESENT

Present
I clobber
you clobber
he/she/it clobbers
we clobber
you clobber
they clobber
Present continuous
I am clobbering
you are clobbering
he/she/it is clobbering
we are clobbering
you are clobbering
they are clobbering
Present perfect
I have clobbered
you have clobbered
he/she/it has clobbered
we have clobbered
you have clobbered
they have clobbered
Present perfect continuous
I have been clobbering
you have been clobbering
he/she/it has been clobbering
we have been clobbering
you have been clobbering
they have been clobbering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I clobbered
you clobbered
he/she/it clobbered
we clobbered
you clobbered
they clobbered
Past continuous
I was clobbering
you were clobbering
he/she/it was clobbering
we were clobbering
you were clobbering
they were clobbering
Past perfect
I had clobbered
you had clobbered
he/she/it had clobbered
we had clobbered
you had clobbered
they had clobbered
Past perfect continuous
I had been clobbering
you had been clobbering
he/she/it had been clobbering
we had been clobbering
you had been clobbering
they had been clobbering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will clobber
you will clobber
he/she/it will clobber
we will clobber
you will clobber
they will clobber
Future continuous
I will be clobbering
you will be clobbering
he/she/it will be clobbering
we will be clobbering
you will be clobbering
they will be clobbering
Future perfect
I will have clobbered
you will have clobbered
he/she/it will have clobbered
we will have clobbered
you will have clobbered
they will have clobbered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been clobbering
you will have been clobbering
he/she/it will have been clobbering
we will have been clobbering
you will have been clobbering
they will have been clobbering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would clobber
you would clobber
he/she/it would clobber
we would clobber
you would clobber
they would clobber
Conditional continuous
I would be clobbering
you would be clobbering
he/she/it would be clobbering
we would be clobbering
you would be clobbering
they would be clobbering
Conditional perfect
I would have clobber
you would have clobber
he/she/it would have clobber
we would have clobber
you would have clobber
they would have clobber
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been clobbering
you would have been clobbering
he/she/it would have been clobbering
we would have been clobbering
you would have been clobbering
they would have been clobbering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you clobber
we let´s clobber
you clobber
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to clobber
Past participle
clobbered
Present Participle
clobbering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLOBBER


beslobber
bɪˈslɒbə
bobber
ˈbɒbə
cobber
ˈkɒbə
dobber
ˈdɒbə
dogrobber
ˈdɒɡˌrɒbə
graverobber
ˈɡreɪvrɒbə
hobber
ˈhɒbə
hobnobber
ˈhɒbˌnɒbə
jobber
ˈdʒɒbə
knobber
ˈnɒbə
lobber
ˈlɒbə
mobber
ˈmɒbə
nutjobber
ˈnʌtˌdʒɒbə
robber
ˈrɒbə
slobber
ˈslɒbə
sobber
ˈsɒbə
stockjobber
ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbə
swabber
ˈswɒbə
swobber
ˈswɒbə
throbber
ˈθrɒbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLOBBER

cloacal
cloacaline
cloacinal
cloacitis
cloak
cloak-and-dagger
cloakroom
cloakroom attendant
cloakroom ticket
cloam
clobbering machine
clochard
cloche
clock
clock card
clock face
clock golf
clock off
clock on
clock repairer

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLOBBER

bank robber
bibber
blabber
blubber
clabber
clubber
gabber
gibber
glibber
grabber
hob-jobber
jabber
Lloyd Webber
lubber
ribber
rubber
scrubber
skibobber
slabber
synthetic rubber

Synonyms and antonyms of clobber in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CLOBBER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «clobber» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of clobber

Translation of «clobber» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLOBBER

Find out the translation of clobber to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of clobber from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «clobber» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

clobber
570 millions of speakers

English

clobber
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीटना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضرب بقسوة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

колошматить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espancar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জখম করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clobber
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Clobber
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Klamotten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クロバー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소지품
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Clobber
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ đạc cu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெழுகுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोलबॅर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yenmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

clobber
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sprać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колошматити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rescrie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοπανάω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

afranselen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

clobber
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

clobber
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of clobber

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOBBER»

The term «clobber» is regularly used and occupies the 98.623 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOBBER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about clobber

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QUOTES WITH «CLOBBER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word clobber.
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Stacy Schiff
Reality does not easily give up meaning; it's the biographer's job to clobber it into submission. You're meant not only to tame it but to extract substance, to identify cause and axiomatic effect. You subsist on the tactical omissions, the hollow words, the oddly unconnected dots.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLOBBER»

Discover the use of clobber in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to clobber and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Whops and Clobber
Deborah. in. Disgrace. During each morning assembly the Grand Dame had taken to delivering dire warnings against anybody violating the rules, regulations and protocols. On Wednesday morning she selected the rules regarding clobber as ...
R. Humphries, 2009
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Ruby Cookbook
Solution Within your Rakefile, require the rake/clean library to get access to the clean and clobber tasks. Put glob patterns for all your generated files in the CLOBBER FileList. Put glob patterns for all other scratch files in the CLEAN FileList.
Lucas Carlson, Leonard Richardson, 2006
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About Lost Love
It would be simple, come with me now or be clobbered, or take my food from me and then be clobbered, or then you wild animal run all you can but you will be clobbered with my club, and try and bite me walrus beast and clobber you I will, ...
Darrin Atkins, 2000
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Programming Perl: Unmatched Power for Text Processing and ...
open(F, "> Sfile") || croak "can't open Sfile: SI"; print F $value; close(F) || croak " can't close Sfile: SI"; } If someone wants to clobber something, she can say: Sob : tie %daemon_dots, "daemon"; Sob—>clobber(1); Sdaemon_dots{signature} : "A  ...
Tom Christiansen, brian d foy, Larry Wall, 2012
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Comparison of the General Dynamics Ground Clobber Algorithm ...
Three ground avoidance algorithms were evaluated over a variety of mission profiles to determine their effectiveness in avoiding Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT) mishaps.
M. A. DiPadua, R. Geiselhart, J. Gavern, 1988
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Computers and Games: Third International Conference, CG ...
Clobber is a new two-player board game. In this paper, we introduce the 1-player variant Solitaire Clobber where the goal is to remove as many stones as possible from the board by alternating white and black moves. We show that a n stone ...
Jonathan Schaeffer, Martin M Ller, Yngvi Björnsson, 2003
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Programming Perl: 3rd Edition
If someone wants to clobber something, they can say: $ob I tie %daemon_dots, " daemon"; Sob—>clobber(1); $daemon_dots{signatureI I "A true daemon\n"; But they could alternatively set (CLOBBER) with tied: tie %daemon_dots, "DOtFiles",  ...
Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Jon Orwant, 2004
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The Redwood Stumper 2011: The Newsletter of the Redwood Gun ...
he “Last Ever, Can Clobber”, still has not happened, yet. What I mean is, it is still happening. Don Brandon, fonner course host, did retire this year and turned it over to Scott Savercool. I had no doubts that Scott would and could run a good ...
Paul Feist, 2012
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The Clobber Passages Reexamined
Concludes that the traditional "clobber passages" (biblical passages traditionally supposed to oppose homosexuality) "condemn only various kinds of sexual abuse and misuse" (p. 10).
Bruce L. Gerig, 2004
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The Gay Gospel?: How Pro-Gay Advocates Misread the Bible
Argument Five: “The Bible is a good book, but its verses are used to clobber gays and lesbians.” “Clobber” ... In fact, the five verses that mention same-sex contact are often referred to, in the gay Christian movement, as “the clobber passages.
Joe Dallas, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLOBBER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term clobber is used in the context of the following news items.
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Heavy rains clobber State Center and Clemons
Central Iowans hunkered down after heavy rains Monday morning dumped amounts ranging from 3.1 inches at the Marshalltown airport to ... «Marshalltown Times Republican, Jul 15»
2
Explorers clobber Sioux Falls in series opener
Explorers clobber Sioux Falls in series opener - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports. Member Center: Create Account|; Log ... «KTIV, Jul 15»
3
Pirates clobber Tigers 9-3
DETROIT — Neil Walker homered twice, including a two-run shot in a five-run third, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 on ... «HollandSentinel.com, Jul 15»
4
Bend Elks clobber 22 hits in 13-3 rout of Gems
Bend, the best hitting team in the West Coast League, continued its highpower hijinks Tuesday at Kiger Stadium. The Elks collected 22 hits on ... «Herald and News, Jul 15»
5
Altas clobber Pirates; Knights whip Blazers
PERPETUAL Help's Bright Akhuetie (right) and Lyceum's Guy Mbida battle for possession in yesterday's game at Filoil Flying V Arena. «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
6
Mission Junior teeners clobber Winner 9-1
Aiden (Moobs) Bizardie and Mark Rogers and a wee bit of Bryant Burnette helped the Mission teeners clobber Winner 9-1 in junior-teener ... «SportsBlog.com, Jun 15»
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Timbers clobber Sounders 4-1 in lopsided rivalry game
Portland Timbers' Fanendo Adi (9) celebrates his goal by jumping the fence and holding up the chainsaw for the fans during the second half of ... «iFreePress.com, Jun 15»
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Rebels upended by Winona, but clobber Tri-City
The Stewartville Rebels 18U fastpitch softball team tripped twice, losing 2-0 and 11-1 at the Winona WinStars on June 16, but bounced back to ... «Stewartville Star, Jun 15»
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Shuckers clobber Suns, win eighth straight
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Biloxi Shuckers won their eighth-consecutive series after coming away victorious in Sunday afternoon's matinee ... «SunHerald.com, Jun 15»
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Cards clobber Cubs 8-1
ST. LOUIS • The Cardinals posted two four-run innings on their way to an 8-1 home victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Cubs ... «STLtoday.com, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Clobber [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/clobber>. Nov 2020 ».
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