hammering (plural hammerings)

  1. A period of being beaten or hammered.
    Repeated hammerings by the smith thin the metal and make it tough.
    Hearing a hammering on the door, I ran downstairs to open it.
  2. A dented appearance on silverware, produced by successive blows of a hammer.
  3. (slang) A heavy defeat.
  1. present participle of hammer#English|hammer

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