Adjective: hammered ha-mu(r)d
Verb: hammer ha-mu(r)
- Shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks
"a bowl of hammered brass"
- Very drunk
"I had travelling money and got hammered in the bar downstairs";
- besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet, bombed, steaming, tanked up, trashed, wasted, pickled, stonkered [Austral, NZ], juiced [N. Amer], three sheets to the wind, mullered [Brit], lit, swacked [N. Amer], out of it [Brit], blitzed, trolleyed [Brit], bladdered [Brit], paralytic [Brit], stewed, liquored up [N. Amer], legless [Brit], stinko, fried [N. Amer], bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
- Beat with or as if with a hammer
"hammer the metal flat"
- Create by hammering
"hammer the silver into a bowl";
- Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
- cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick, wipe the floor, beat hollow, smoke [N. Amer], trounce, whale [N. Amer], muller [Brit], slaughter, tromp [N. Amer]
See also: drunk, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated
Type of: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
Encyclopedia: Hammered Hammer, Sir de Roburt