hammered

[ ham-erd ]
/ ˈhæm ərd /

adjective

shaped, formed, or ornamented by a metalworker's hammer: a hammered bowl of brass; hammered gold.

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Origin of hammered

First recorded in 1515–25; hammer + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM hammered

un·ham·mered, adjectivewell-ham·mered, adjective

Definition for hammered (2 of 2)

hammer
[ ham-er ]
/ ˈhæm ər /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of hammer

before 1000; Middle English hamer, Old English hamor; cognate with German Hammer hammer, Old Norse hamarr hammer, crag; orig. made of stone; probably akin to Russian kámen' stone

OTHER WORDS FROM hammer

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British Dictionary definitions for hammered

hammer
/ (ˈhæmə) /

noun

verb

See also hammer out

Derived forms of hammer

hammerer, nounhammer-like, adjective

Word Origin for hammer

Old English hamor; related to Old Norse hamarr crag, Old High German hamar hammer, Old Slavonic kamy stone
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Medical definitions for hammered

hammer
[ hămər ]

n.

malleus
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Idioms and Phrases with hammered

hammer

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