Definition of ham-fisted in English:


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British informal



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  • We get no sense of the Western society in which they live, apart from a ham-fistedly jolly counterplot about Ziad's friend running a pizza restaurant.
  • Anakin's nightmare brought tittering and giggles even from me it was so ham-fistedly portrayed.
  • In a world where most guitar groups regurgitate mouldy old ideas, floundering ham-fistedly around in a sea of stupidity and borrowed riffs, it's a relief to turn to this intelligent, confident and, dare one say it, tasteful record.


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  • Annoying as the album frequently is, it doesn't irritate through ham-fistedness or incompetence.
  • Example of Saw's ham-fistedness - in one of the MANY achingly silly flashbacks, the police track the killer to his abandoned warehouse lair, the address of which is - STYGIAN STREET.
  • On its own, the story would perhaps offer nothing more than an example of the Scottish Executive's increasing tendency to ham-fistedness.

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