1. [ noun ] a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike percussion instruments
Related terms: drumstick
2. [ noun ] (sport) a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball
Related terms: sports_implement polo_mallet croquet_mallet
3. [ noun ] 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
Synonyms: beetle
Related terms: hammer gavel beetle
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 14841
5. [ noun ] a short-handled mallet with a wooden head used to strike a chisel or wedge
Synonyms: carpenter's_mallet
Related terms: hammer beetle gavel
Similar spelling:   Mallett