from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Shaped or worked with a metalworker's hammer and often showing the marks of these tools.
- adjective Slang Drunk or intoxicated.
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- adjective slang
- verb Simple past of
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- adjective shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks
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The field getting most hammered is construction, and manufacturing is actually leading the jobs recovery.
Much as Reagan tied his agenda to the notion that big government is “the problem,” Obama should have hammered from the first day at the notion that government had been representing moneyed interests in recent decades, rather than the voters.
"Sen. John McCain hammered the Obama administration" ...?
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Sen. John McCain hammered the Obama administration Friday for its decision to try accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four other suspected terrorists in a civilian court in New York.
Rain hammered the roof of the car as she sat outside the shopping mall and she lingered.
The traditional Arabists were hammered from the postmodernist left for their “Orientalism,” as Edward Said famously alleged in 1978.
Saddam Hussein hammered nails into their fingers and hands.
At dawn, cascades of rain hammered the windshield.
Less than a minute later, Martin hammered home an alley-oop dunk.
The name hammered on a door in Luke's memory that had remained stubbornly closed for a year, and the door suddenly flew open.