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Definition 1: medium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head; worldwide in warm waters; can be dangerous - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for hammerhead in the sense of this definition

(hammerhead is a kind of ...) any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

(... is a kind of hammerhead ) fished for the hides and vitamin-rich liver

(... is a kind of hammerhead ) fished for the hide and vitamin-rich liver

(... is a kind of hammerhead ) small harmless hammerhead having a spade-shaped head; abundant in bays and estuaries

(... is a member of hammerhead) type genus of the Sphyrnidae

Definition 2: the striking part of a hammer - [noun denoting artifact]

(hammerhead is a kind of ...) the striking part of a tool

"the head of the hammer"

(hammerhead is a part of ...) the part of a hammerhead opposite the flat striking surface (may have various shapes)

(... is part of hammerhead) a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking

Definition 3: a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hammerhead in the sense of this definition

(hammerhead is a kind of ...) a person who is not very bright

"The economy, stupid!"

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