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hammered

adjective
slang

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being under the influence of alcohol
  • He turned down another beer to avoid getting hammered.

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hammered

verb
past tense of hammer

Synonyms & Antonyms of hammered (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to shape with a hammer
  • medieval artisans hammered brass into various bowls and trays, which they then embossed with elaborate designs

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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

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The first known use of hammered was in 1522

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“Hammered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hammered. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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