hammer

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhæmər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhæmɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hamər)


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hammer

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. hit my [thumb, hand] with a hammer
  2. dropped a hammer on my [toe, foot]
  3. a hammer and nails
  4. [pound, hit] it in with a hammer
  5. a [claw-tooth, ball-pen, lead] hammer
  6. the hammer of justice
  7. Thor's hammer
  8. the hammer and sickle
  9. the [logo, emblem, flag] has a hammer
  10. a hammer on the [flag]
  11. the sound of a jack hammer
  12. using a jack hammer to
  13. broke down the [door, wall] with a sledge hammer
  14. the [auction, auctioneer's] hammer
  15. the [painting, property, collection] was sold under the hammer
  16. sold for [one million] dollars under the hammer
  17. idiom: fought hammer and tongs (to the end)
v
  1. hammered on the [door, window, wall]
  2. was hammering all [morning, day, night]
  3. hammer [it] home to her
  4. really hammered it home
  5. hammer in the nail
  6. hammer the nail in
  7. hammer the nail into the [wall, board, table]
  8. hammer out the details
  9. hammer out a deal (with, which will)
  10. hammer down the price
  11. hammer away at [an idea, a proposal, a new concept]
  12. keep hammering away at [it]
n as adj
  1. competes in the hammer [toss, throw]
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