Synonyms for hammer

Synonyms for (noun) hammer

Synonyms: pound, pounding, hammer, hammering

Definition: the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)

Usage: the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard; the pounding of feet on the hallway

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: hammer

Definition: a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands


Synonyms: hammer, power hammer

Definition: a power tool for drilling rocks

Similar words: power tool

Definition: a tool driven by a motor


Synonyms: hammer

Definition: a striker that is covered in felt and that causes the piano strings to vibrate

Similar words: striker

Definition: the part of a mechanical device that strikes something


Synonyms: hammer, cock

Definition: the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled

Similar words: striker

Definition: the part of a mechanical device that strikes something


Synonyms: hammer

Definition: a heavy metal sphere attached to a flexible wire; used in the hammer throw

Similar words: sports equipment

Definition: equipment needed to participate in a particular sport


Synonyms: mallet, hammer

Definition: a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.

Similar words: drumstick

Definition: a stick used for playing a drum


Synonyms: hammer, malleus

Definition: the ossicle attached to the eardrum

Similar words: auditory ossicle

Definition: ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear

Synonyms for (verb) hammer

Synonyms: hammer

Definition: beat with or as if with a hammer

Usage: hammer the metal flat

Similar words: beat

Definition: hit repeatedly

Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe


Synonyms: forge, hammer

Definition: create by hammering

Usage: hammer the silver into a bowl; forge a pair of tongues

Similar words: beat

Definition: shape by beating

Usage: beat swords into ploughshares