hammering hammering  /ˈhæ mə rɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)



  1. Then there were the odd noises: hammering at all hours, and what sounded like an electric saw and other power tools.
  2. But Nigeria's role as a stable producer has taken a hammering of late.
  3. The constant hammering and yammering of this movie drives you out of involvement with its women.


  1. Team Report - KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

    Reid hammering on details in Chiefs minicamp
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Investors continue last-ditch efforts for Coyotes

    A group of investors interested in buying the Phoenix Coyotes from the National Hockey League continue last-ditch efforts at hammering out a lease agreement with the City of Glendale aimed at keeping the team in Arizona.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. At Large : It's the season for turkeys, Diesel says

    In my room at The Times office, with the easterly wind hammering the windows, it's work to remember that summer is imminent. It's been one of those springs — wet, windy, gray. The plants cringe. We wonder, will a wet, cool, foggy summer be our lot? Or a hot, humid one?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Martha's Vineyard Times


  1. "They started hammering him and I couldn't watch it," Koby said. "I was getting so ticked off. Apparently, right when I turned it off, it kind of went better for my dad. So I'm kind of mad I missed that. I saw some good things, I saw some bad...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Koby Clemens Source: SI.com

  2. "We're going to try to look at this more creatively than perhaps we have done in the past when we basically have just been hammering on (allied governments) to provide more," Gates said in a post-meeting interview with a small group of reporters...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

  3. "We're still up 3-2," center Kris Draper said. "That's something that we've got to keep hammering home. We're in a dogfight with a great hockey club. You don't expect that to be easy."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Kris Draper Source: KAALtv.com

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