Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » M » Maleseet ... Malope

MALLET

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mallet mean? 

MALLET (noun)
  The noun MALLET has 3 senses:

1. a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
2. a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike percussion instruments
3. a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

  Familiarity information: MALLET used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MALLET (noun)


Sense 1mallet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("mallet" is a kind of...):

sports implement (an implement used in a sport)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mallet"):

croquet mallet (a mallet used to strike the ball in croquet)

polo mallet; polo stick (a mallet used to strike the ball in polo)


Sense 2mallet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike percussion instruments

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("mallet" is a kind of...):

drumstick (a stick used for playing a drum)


Sense 3mallet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

beetle; mallet

Hypernyms ("mallet" is a kind of...):

hammer (a hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle; used to deliver an impulsive force by striking)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mallet"):

carpenter's mallet (a short-handled mallet with a wooden head used to strike a chisel or wedge)

gavel (a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Fine feathers make fine birds." (English proverb)

"Not need to know French to ask to sleep outside" (Breton proverb)

"God helps those who help themselves." (Arabic proverb)

"No man has fallen from the sky learned." (Czech proverb)

 MALLET: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 
» MALLET

Page delivered in 0.039 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: