clobbering


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clob·ber

 (klŏb′ər)
tr.v. clob·bered, clob·ber·ing, clob·bers Slang
1. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
2. To defeat decisively.
3. To criticize harshly.

[Origin unknown.]
Translations

clobbering

n (inf: = beating, defeat) → Tracht fPrügel (inf), → Dresche f (inf); to get a clobberingDresche (inf)or eine Tracht Prügel (inf)beziehen; (fig: from the taxman) → ganz schön geschröpft werden or was abgeknöpft kriegen (inf)
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