clobber-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: attack violently; very negatively affect or defeat

Commentary: includes physical and metaphorical uses

Said the colonel, 'We clobbered them at the Sinanju bridge, I hope we do the same tonight.'
The plants survived, but were weakened when opportunistic aphids clobbered them.
Several debuts got clobbered in the press for not living up to the great expectations.
The storm would have clobbered us on the summit had we continued.
That edition of the magazine clobbered us on the back of the head with a headline article.
If we compare the numbers to those from last fall, we clobbered them.

VerbNet: spank-18.3
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: clobber.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2