To begin to imbibe alcoholic beverages at an accelerated rate causing the drinker to become highly intoxicated whether by intention or not. What one does when the over-excitedness of a huge event or party causes them to over indulge in pounding booze.
"Man I got hammered last night at Dave's party! I was doing good for a while but after that shot of Jack I started swinging for the fences!"
by Tarara June 22, 2008