- A wrestling hold where the opponent's supply is drawn behind the back and twisted up.
- Overwhelming dominance that is difficult if not impossible to overcome: "has preserved its hammerlock on the business largely because of its reputation for quality” ( Fortune).
- A hold, in wrestling, in which an opponent's supply is twisted up behind their back; an armlock
- a wrestling hold where adversary's supply is twisted up behind their straight back
Sentence for "hammerlock"
Hypernym for "hammerlock"
Same Context for "hammerlock"