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Synonyms for hammer
ˈhæm ərham·mer

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tenderizer

    a type of hammer, used for bludgeon or building

    bob grabbed a tenderizer to hit in the nails in the wood

    Submitted by cj_t on July 9, 2023  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  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 database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hammer":

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

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  1. Kate Brown:

    Climate change is here, it's real, and it's like a hammer hitting us in the head.

  2. Sun System & Network Admin manual:

    ... it is important to realize that any lock can be picked with a big enough hammer.

  3. Kate Brown:

    The harsh reality is that we're going to see more of these wildfires. They're hotter, they're more fierce and obviously much more challenging to tackle. And they are a sign of the changing climate impacts, climate change is here, it's real, and it's like a hammer hitting us in the head.

  4. Fox News:

    This weekend, Gwen Barry, who hopes to represent the United States as an Olympian on the hammer throwing events, won a bronze medal at the trials, and then Gwen Barry turned Gwen Barry back on the flag while the anthem played, does President Biden think that is appropriate behavior for someone who hopes to represent Team USA ?

  5. Michael Peroutka:

    The other thing that just is so striking to me, I can't get it out of my brain, and that is the vision of Building 7 falling faster than the speed of gravity, right ? Building 7, which no plane hit, and all of a sudden Building 7 falls, very consistent with what they call controlled demolitions or controlled charges because that building from the top down falls faster than if you had thrown a hammer off the top of the building.

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