hammered


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ham·mered

 (hăm′ərd)
adj.
1. Shaped or worked with a metalworker's hammer and often showing the marks of these tools: a bowl of hammered brass.
2. Slang Drunk or intoxicated.

hammered

(ˈhæməd)
adj
a slang word for drunk1

ham•mered

(ˈhæm ərd)

adj.
shaped, formed, or ornamented by a metalworker's hammer: hammered gold.
[1515–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hammered - shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks; "a bowl of hammered brass"
Translations

hammered

adj (Brit inf: = drunk) → besoffen (inf), → hacke (inf)
References in classic literature ?
While he hammered away at his metals the Dog slept; but when, on the other hand, he went to dinner and began to eat, the Dog woke up and wagged his tail, as if he would ask for a share of his meal.
Wragge has had a copious selection of assumed names hammered into her head in the course of her matrimonial career.
My father, Pip, he were given to drink, and when he were overtook with drink, he hammered away at my mother, most onmerciful.