Definitions For Hammer


  • The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
  • A hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
  • A power tool for drilling rocks
  • A striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate
  • The part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
  • A heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw
  • A light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
  • The ossicle attached to the eardrum
  • A tool that has a heavy metal head attached to a handle and that is used for hitting nails or breaking things apart
  • A similar tool made usually of wood and used especially for hitting a surface to make a loud noise
  • The part of a gun that strikes a charge causing the gun to shoot


  • Beat with or as if with a hammer
  • Create by hammering
  • To force (something) into a particular place or shape by hitting it with a hammer
  • To attach (something) with a hammer and nails
  • To hit (something or someone) in a very forceful way

Is Hammer a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Hammer is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hammer in a Sentence

  • He hammered the dent out of the fender.
  • The carpenters were hammering all afternoon.
  • The workers are hammering the studs to the frame.

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