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, stiff, tight, wet, pickled, legless [Brit], blitzed, trashed, stinko, wasted, stonkered [Austral, NZ], mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], paralytic [Brit], out of it [Brit], bombed, fried [N. Amer], tanked up, juiced [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], swacked [N. Amer], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, blootered [UK, dialect], bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, 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, slaughter, wipe the floor, muller [Brit], beat hollow, whale [N. Amer], smoke [N. Amer], trounce, tromp [N. Amer]
See also: drunk, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated
Type of: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
Encyclopedia: Hammered Hammer, South Dakota