1. informal terms for personal possessions; “did you take all your clobber?”


  1. strike violently and repeatedly; “She clobbered the man who tried to attack her”
  2. beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; “We licked the other team on Sunday!”
  1. Informal hit (someone) hard if he does that I'll clobber him!

treat or deal with harshly the recession clobbered other parts of the business

defeat heavily the Braves clobbered the Cubs 23–10



  1. add enameled decoration to (porcelain).


In software engineering and computer science, clobbering a file, processor register or a region of computer memory is the process of overwriting its contents completely, whether intentionally or unintentionally, or to indicate that such an action will likely occur. The Jargon File defines clobbering as

To overwrite, usually unintentionally: "I walked off the end of the array and clobbered the stack." Compare mung, scribble, trash, and smash the stack.