Meaning of hammered in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhaməd/


  • Very drunk.

    • ‘we went to a wine bar and got totally hammered’
    • ‘Considering usually I have absolutely no social life whatsoever, somehow I find myself in the situation of having three separate offers to go out and get hammered tonight.’
    • ‘Hands up who thinks Mister Barfly is thinking of getting hammered tonight?’
    • ‘The beer tent at the finish line will take your mind off your hammered corpus.’
    • ‘But flying to Mexico in the middle of the afternoon and getting hammered is not always an option.’
    • ‘Go to the pub and get hammered given the smallest excuse?’
    • ‘Now the Scottish Executive plans to challenge the widespread notion that binge drinking and getting hammered is ‘cool’.’
    • ‘To go out and get hammered does nothing for anyone.’
    • ‘I hadn't eaten anything and I got on stage… then realised I was hammered.’
    • ‘We all get totally hammered on tiny amounts of the local rice wine, and stay up way past our bedtimes at the Hoài Café.’
    • ‘The only thing they expect is to get hammered on the pitch and in the pubs.’
    • ‘It was meant to keep the kids distracted while the parents got quietly hammered on long island iced tea.’
    • ‘Hayden looked to be having the time of her life - we brought out the best in her, even when a majority of us were quite hammered.’
    • ‘She's the responsible one, even when she's hammered out of her skull.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin