hammer-less definition

  • adjective:
    • Without a visible hammer; -- stated of a gun having a cock or striker hidden from picture, and out-of-the-way of an accidental touch.
  • others:
    • Having no hammer or no noticeable hammer: used, particularly, to a breech-loading small arm when the cartridge is fired because of the activity of a firing-pin or a concealed hammer.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "hammer-less"
    • Without a visible hammer; -- stated of a…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "hammer-less"
  • Same Context for "hammer-less"
42 votes

How would you define hammer-less?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!