Definition of ball-peen hammer in English:

ball-peen hammer

Syllabification: ball-peen ham·mer

noun

  • A hammer with a rounded end opposite the face.
    More example sentences
    • Granddad had made no compromises for these amateurs - if you didn't know your claw hammer from your ball-peen hammer, you'd be better off elsewhere.
    • Use a ball-peen hammer or a block of wood and a nail hammer to knock the tool head out of the ferule on the handle.
    • He thrust the ball-peen hammer right into her - and it went nowhere.

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