verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for sledgehammer
I remember seeing that scene with the sledgehammer and being pretty shocked when I was younger.Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday Sledgehammer games released a teaser for the “new era” of Call of Duty, which is set for release this November.Kevin Spacey and the Most Inexplicable Celebrity Video Game Cameos|Amy Zimmerman|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And not only has France failed to mend, it has picked up a sledgehammer.
Ugh, that scene where she puts the block of wood in between his ankles and just smashes them with a sledgehammer … Ugh.‘Kick-Ass 2’ Star Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s Favorite Movie Villains|Christopher Mintz-Plasse|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Eighteen years later, Bates was back as Annie in a creepy DirecTV commercial—and, yes, she was still packing that sledgehammer.Ferris Bueller for Honda & More Movie Icons With Ad Cameos (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast Video|February 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Plury splattered like a charlotte russe hit by a sledgehammer.Bizarre|Lawton Mackall
For myself, though I received only a backhanded blow on the chest, I staggered as if I had been struck with a sledgehammer.In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
The dark man moved in on Trella again as Kregg overtook his quarry and swung a huge fist like a sledgehammer.The Jupiter Weapon|Charles Louis Fontenay
I stood straight up against the wall, my heart still going like a sledgehammer, but with a ray of hope now shining in my bosom.Treasure Island|Robert Louis Stevenson
The blood beat like a sledgehammer in Litvinov's head, then slowly and painfully sank to his heart, and was chill as a stone.The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.