Definition of hammered in English:



  • 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.’
    • ‘I hadn't eaten anything and I got on stage… then realised I was hammered.’
    • ‘The beer tent at the finish line will take your mind off your hammered corpus.’
    • ‘The only thing they expect is to get hammered on the pitch and in the pubs.’
    • ‘Now the Scottish Executive plans to challenge the widespread notion that binge drinking and getting hammered is ‘cool’.’
    • ‘It was meant to keep the kids distracted while the parents got quietly hammered on long island iced tea.’
    • ‘Hands up who thinks Mister Barfly is thinking of getting hammered tonight?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Go to the pub and get hammered given the smallest excuse?’
    • ‘But flying to Mexico in the middle of the afternoon and getting hammered is not always an option.’
    • ‘To go out and get hammered does nothing for anyone.’
    • ‘We all get totally hammered on tiny amounts of the local rice wine, and stay up way past our bedtimes at the Hoài Café.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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