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Synonyms for hammer
ˈhæm ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hammer, cocknoun

    the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

    pounding, rooster, shaft, prick, power hammer, turncock, tool, peter, pound, mallet, hammering, dick, stopcock, malleus, putz, pecker, cock

  2. hammernoun

    a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

    cock, hammering, power hammer, pound, mallet, malleus, pounding

  3. malleus, hammernoun

    the ossicle attached to the eardrum

    power hammer, pound, cock, pounding, mallet, malleus, hammering

  4. mallet, hammernoun

    a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.

    power hammer, pound, cock, pounding, mallet, malleus, beetle, hammering

  5. hammernoun

    a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw

    cock, hammering, power hammer, pound, mallet, malleus, pounding

  6. hammernoun

    a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

    cock, hammering, power hammer, pound, mallet, malleus, pounding

  7. hammer, power hammernoun

    a power tool for drilling rocks

    pounding, pound, cock, malleus, power hammer, mallet, hammering

  8. hammer, pound, hammering, poundingverb

    the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

    "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

    quid, lbf., dog pound, pounding, buffeting, throbbing, power hammer, malleus, throb, pound, mallet, hammering, pound sign, pound sterling, punt, cock, lb

  9. hammerverb

    beat with or as if with a hammer

    "hammer the metal flat"


  10. forge, hammerverb

    create by hammering

    "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues"

    form, fake, mould, spirt, excogitate, work, shape, devise, counterfeit, mold, invent, contrive, forge, fashion, formulate, spurt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hammernoun

    sledge, sledge-hammer, maul, mallet, beetle, gavel, kevel, crandall, marteline

    Associated words:
    peen, hephestic, poll

  2. hammerverb

    beat, forge, malleate, beetle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hammer":

    marteau, gavel, hummer, hammar, hamer, sledgehammer, mallet, sledge, hammers

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How to use hammer in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If a man has a weak arm, give him a heavy hammer to exceed himself!

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    The anvil never takes advice from the hammer.

  3. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    With a small hammer you can achieve great things.

  4. Tommy Boy:

    Richard Okay... seatbelts. Just put the little thing into the big thing and... I tell ya what. If you don't know how to fasten your seatbelt, just raise your hand and I'll have Tommy Boy here come back there and hit you in the head with a tack hammer because you're a RETARD

  5. Andy Swenson:

    It's been getting tougher. This year, there is a lot of fear that it could be the 'hammer year,'.

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