hammerhead: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ham'ur-hed"), [key]
- the part of a hammer designed for striking.
- a shark of the genus Sphyrna, esp. S. zygaena, having the head expanded laterally so as to resemble a double-headed hammer, sometimes dangerous to swimmers.
- Also calleda brown heronlike African bird, Scopus umbretta, having the head so crested as to resemble a claw hammer.
- blockhead; dunce; lout.
- hammerhead (Thesaurus)