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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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 mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.