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hammer

1. slang To attack (someone) relentlessly and aggressively. Their offense has been hammering the opposition all game long. The enemy has been hammering us with bombardments for two days straight.
2. slang To defeat (someone) very thoroughly or decisively. They ended up hammering the other team 45–10.
3. slang In cycling, to pedal very quickly and aggressively, especially in higher gears. I hammered for the last two hours to Lyon in an attempt to make up lost time.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hammer

n. the accelerator of a vehicle. She pressed down the hammer, and off they went.

hammered

mod. alcohol intoxicated. Man, old Fred was really hammered.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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