[ UK /hˈæməhˌɛd/ ]
  1. the striking part of a hammer
  2. medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous
  3. a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
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How To Use hammerhead In A Sentence

  • Kaneohe Bay, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, is a pupping ground for the scalloped hammerhead as well as a favorite haunt of the sandbar shark, a typical, blunt-headed reef shark.
  • Matthew McDavitt, an anthropologist who studies the importance of animals in culture, said that he's watched people call the sawfish everything from a swordfish to a hammerhead shark.
  • The Bonnethead shark (also known as the shovelhead shark) is a small, common, timid hammerhead shark.
  • The hammerhead shark family is a good example.
  • There are distinct sub-groups of this shark, including the bonnethead shark, the shovelhead shark, the smalleye hammerhead, the smooth hammerhead, and the black hammerhead.
  • A great hammerhead shark will reach an average of 500 lbs. at adulthood.
  • To see a hammerhead eat a surface bait is spectacular, but to see two fight over it is awesome!
  • Hammerheads are 45-m-long box fabrications made integrally with V-shaped supports of similar proportions bearing on the piers.
  • See her, in Medea, remember the hammerhead shark, play with a cigarette, remind her listeners that their tape is running out, and obsess about another, very different Billie (Holiday).
  • I want there to be hammerhead sharks and bluefin tuna around when my five-year-old son grows up.
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