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Hammer
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Hammer as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue 'Hammer', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Hammer a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Hammer as an answer itself some 109 times.

Hammer is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 with the answer being MALLET, we also found MALLET to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"
  • A hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking
  • 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 power tool for drilling rocks
  • The ossicle attached to the eardrum
  • Beat with or as if with a hammer; "hammer the metal flat"
  • A light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc.
  • Create by hammering; "hammer the silver into a bowl"; "forge a pair of tongues"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

RAP
The sound made by a gentle blow

4 Letters

COCK
Adult male bird

TOOL Howard
The means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"

5 Letters

FORGE
Furnace consisting of a special hearth where metal is heated before shaping

GAVEL
A small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

POUND
The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

6 Letters

MALLET
A sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball

7 Letters

MALLEUS
The ossicle attached to the eardrum

POUNDON

8 Letters

POUNDING
The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

9 Letters

HAMMERING
The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows); "the sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard"; "the pounding of feet on the hallway"

11 Letters

POWERHAMMER
A power tool for drilling rocks

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