What does the word hammer mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To pound; drive; work out laboriously; toil.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An implement for driving nails, beating, pounding, etc.

Usage examples for hammer

  1. Fat Boy, Hammer- Head and I watched from a table. – The Holes and John Smith by Edward W. Ludwig
  2. He stood a little, resting on his hammer, not in the least remembering me. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  3. He was driven as a wedge is driven by a hammer, between this prisoner and that, until at last he was flung against Colonel Trench. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason