pile driver

noun

Definition of pile driver

:a machine for driving down piles with a drop hammer or a steam or air hammer

Examples of pile driver in a Sentence

  1. He hit a pile driver into the net from 20 yards out.

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First Known Use of pile driver

1766


PILE DRIVER Defined for English Language Learners

pile driver

noun

Definition of pile driver for English Language Learners

  • : a machine used for hammering posts into the ground

  • : a very hard kick or hit


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