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British English: /ham/
American English: /hæm/

Translation of ham in German:


  • 1 ([meat from] thigh of pig)
    Schinken Mask.
  • 2usu. in pl. (back of thigh)
    Hinterseite des Oberschenkels
    squat or sit on one's hams
  • 4no pl., no art. [informal] (inexpert acting)
    Schmierentheater Neutr. [pejorative]


  • [informal]
    a very ham performance
    ein ziemliches Schmierentheater [pejorative]

intransitive verb -mm-

transitive verb -mm-

  • [informal]
    überzogen spielen

Phrasal verbs

ham up

überzogen spielen (Stück)
ham it up
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