ham definition

  • noun:
    • The leg of the hind knee of specific creatures, specifically a hog.
    • A cut of beef through the leg of a hog.
    • the rear of the leg.
    • the rear of the leg.
    • The buttocks.
    • A performer who overacts or exaggerates.
    • an authorized amateur radio operator.
    • the location back of knee-joint; the popliteal room; the hock.
    • The thigh and buttock of any pet slaughtered for beef.
    • The leg of a hog cured for food.
    • the rear of the thigh.
    • e-mail that's desired; post which is not junk e-mail, or spam
    • Archaic spelling of home.
    • An overacting or amateurish performer; an actor with an especially showy or exaggerated design.
    • An amateur radio operator.
    • Residence.
    • the location right back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock.
    • The leg of any animal; specifically, the thigh of a hog cured by salting and smoking.
    • a person who executes in a showy or exaggerated design; -- used specially of actors. Also utilized attributively, .
    • The accredited operator of an amateur radio place.
    • The back of the leg; the leg overall; when you look at the plural, the gluteal region; the bottom.
    • In anatomy, especially, the rear of the knee; the lozenge-shaped location behind the knee, bounded by the hamstrings and minds of calf-muscles, theoretically labeled as the popliteal room.
    • The thigh of an animal slaughtered for meals; particularly, the thigh of a hog salted and cured or dried in smoke.
    • An obsolete (center English and Anglo-Saxon) form of residence.
    • In historical use, with regards to the Anglo-Saxon duration, a village or city; more particularly, a manor or private property with a residential district of serfs upon it: much used in substance regional names, as in Birmingham, Nottingham.
    • A stinted common pasture for cows.
    • (Old-Testament) boy of Noah
    • meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
    • an unskilled actor whom overacts
    • a licensed amateur radio operator
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To overact.
    • To act with exaggerated sound and motions; to overact.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To exaggerate or overdo (a dramatic role, for instance).
  • verb:
    • To overact; to behave with exaggerated thoughts.
    • exaggerate a person's acting

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