Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hammer
IPA transcription: [h'æmɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hammer, cock
    Meaning: the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
  • Synonyms: hammer
    Meaning: a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hammer
    Meaning: beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat"
Usage examples
  • Don't you hear the hammer at work?
  • Clash, clash, hammer; ding, dong, bell!
  • Bell, dong, ding; hammer, clang, clash!
  • Bell, dong, ding; hammer, clash, clash!
  • Oh! here’s a hammer I picked up out in the grounds a bit ago.
  • As a hammer god, he was imported by the Semites from the hills.
  • Fasten the other end to a stake, long enough to stand higher than the hammer.
  • Winfried's heavy staff thrust mightily against the hammer's handle as it fell.
  • Gun-flints are made with a hammer, and a chisel of steel that is not hardened.
  • The smith, leaning with his hammer upon the anvil, listened to them as they described the weapons.