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ham 1

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

noun

  • 2
    also: hams plural
    [colloquial] (thighs and buttocks)
    ancas (feminine plural) [colloquial]
    to squat on one's hams
    ponerse en cuclillas
    Example sentences
    • 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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ham 2
American English: /hæm/
British English: /ham/

noun

  • 1 1.1 countable
    also: ham (actor)
    (Theater) (actor extravagantemente histriónico)
    (person given to exaggeration) comediante (masculine or feminine)
    pamplinero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 uncountable (overacting)
    histrionismo (masculine) exagerado
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable [colloquial] (radio operator)
    radioaficionado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb -mm-

Phrasal verbs

ham up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(part/scene)
interpretar sobreactuando
to ham it up
actuar con afectación or amaneramiento

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