There are 2 translations of ham in Spanish:

ham1

Pronunciation: /hæm/

n

  • 2
    (hams pl)
    [colloquial/familiar] (thighs and buttocks) ancas (fpl) [familiar/colloquial] to squat on one's hams ponerse* en cuclillas
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    • Walking lunges are excellent for sculpting your glutes, hams, quads and adductor muscles, but finding an open path in the gym can be a problem.
    • Try a variety of stretches to hit your glutes, hams, quads and adductors.
    • When you begin to feel a stretch through your hamstrings, focus on using your glutes and hams to rise back up to the start position.
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    • Tony had registered n7qvc.com because he's a keen radio ham and his call sign is - you guessed it - n7qvc.
    • Mr Ogg was a member of the exclusive International Correspondence of Corkscrew Addicts, an enthusiastic radio ham and a painter.
    • He used a local radio ham called Roy Evans in a tiny radio shack in Great Bends to keep in touch.
  • 3 3.1 c ham (actor) [Theat]actor extravagantemente histriónico (person given to exaggeration) comediante (mf), pamplinero, -ra (m,f) 3.2 u (overacting) histrionismo (m) exagerado
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    • The acting was pure ham, but then it is in every kids or ‘family’ film.
    • The script of sand and fog is more like it, not to mention the acting of ham and funny accents.
    • He is as diabolic as he is over-the-top - call it deviled ham.
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    • They are peachy roles, and have been given to many ham actors to shine in: but David is a master, and brings to his Polonius what one imagines is a perfect expression of the intention behind the part.
    • Now he appears like a ham actor who is starting to believe his press agent.
    • He's a ham actor wearing caricature expressions: petulance, fury, arrogance, dismay.
  • 4
    (radio ham)
    radioaficionado, -da (m,f)

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adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of ham in Spanish:

ham2

vi (-mm-)

Phrasal verbs

ham up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[part/scene] interpretar sobreactuando to ham it up actuar* con afectación or amaneramiento

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.