hammer

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

hammer

verb

Definition of HAMMER

1
to shape with a hammer <medieval artisans hammered brass into various bowls and trays, which they then embossed with elaborate designs>
Synonyms beat, draw, forge, pound
2
to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner <hammer a nail> <hammered the ball for a home run>
3
to strike repeatedly <tried hammering the door to wake them up> <the crops were hammered with hail>
4
to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <the critics have long been hammering the stage actress for resorting to the same mixed bag of mannerisms over and over>
Near Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; extol (also extoll), laud, praise

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