Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who hammers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who works with a hammer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who works with a hammer.
  • n. The three-wattled bell-bird of Costa Rica, Chasmorhynchus tricarunculatus.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • To those like "hammerer" who don't have the brains to think their way out of a wet paper sack, people who have been unemployed and not looking for work are in the job market again, so the unemployment figure has risen.

    Obama calls job numbers 'very encouraging'

  • "hammerer" or "hammer-like", and would have been given to Judas because of his valour in combating the enemies of Israel.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • But before that he was our master-smith, our forger and hammerer, whom we named Il-marinen.

    Chapter 21

  • He's a suicide hammerer or a homicide hammerer with his prey in his grasp.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • So hammerer sounds like you want to stymie the free market capitalism of the insurance companies.

    Obama administration begins legal defense of health care law

  • He will fight by his champion, and turn me over to my fellow craftsman the hammerer, when all I can reap will be the pleasure of knocking a Highland bullock on the head.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • If I were a carpenter and I used a hammer in my work, I wouldn't be called a hammerer.

    Don't call me hammerer!

  • Churchill used one of his favorite metaphors, the metaphor of the pugilist, the Thor hammerer: “We have struck very heavy blows—the blows at Mannheim appeared to have been of a very heavy character—and the enemy has not found any means to prevent that.”

    Human Smoke

  • When the performance ended, I complimented the band as they passed by en route to their dressing room, then I piled into a line that lead to the table where vocalist and spike hammerer David Thomas settled down to sell and sign exclusive Ubu swag.

    Archive 2007-02-18

  • The hammerer said something to him that made him burst into a wide and toothless smile.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.