martillear
transitive verb
1. (to hit repeatedly with a hammer) 
a. to hammer 
El herrero martilleaba la espada para darle forma.The forger hammered the sword to shape it.
2. (to beat) 
a. to pound 
¿Puedes bajar el volumen? La música me martillea los oídos.Can you turn down the volume? The music is pounding in my ears.
3. (to worry) 
La idea de perder su fortuna le martilleaba la mente.The idea of losing his fortune tormented his mind.
intransitive verb
4. (to hit repeatedly with a hammer) 
a. to hammer 
Los vecinos están martilleando y no puedo dormir.The neighbors are hammering and I can't sleep.
martillear
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to hammer 
martillear
transitive verb
1 (golpear) [+puerta] to hammer on; pound on
Don Senén martilleaba la puerta, imprecaba furioso
[+piano] to pound away at;
(machacar) to pound
2 (atormentar) to worry; torment
intransitive verb
[+motor] to knock
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