Definition of hammered in English:



  • Very drunk.

    ‘we went to a wine bar and got totally hammered’
    • ‘Go to the pub and get hammered given the smallest excuse?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We all get totally hammered on tiny amounts of the local rice wine, and stay up way past our bedtimes at the Hoài Café.’
    • ‘She's the responsible one, even when she's hammered out of her skull.’
    • ‘The beer tent at the finish line will take your mind off your hammered corpus.’
    • ‘Hands up who thinks Mister Barfly is thinking of getting hammered tonight?’
    • ‘But flying to Mexico in the middle of the afternoon and getting hammered is not always an option.’
    • ‘I hadn't eaten anything and I got on stage… then realised I was hammered.’
    • ‘The only thing they expect is to get hammered on the pitch and in the pubs.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It was meant to keep the kids distracted while the parents got quietly hammered on long island iced tea.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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