hammer out

hammer out


Definition of HAMMER OUT

transitive verb
:  to produce or bring about as if by repeated blows <hammered out an agreement>

Examples of HAMMER OUT

  1. <the city council hammered out new commercial development regulations with input from residents, business owners, and environmental activists>

First Known Use of HAMMER OUT

circa 1632


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