There are 2 main translations of ham in Spanish:

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ham1

Pronunciation: /hæm/

noun/nombre

  • 2
    (hams plural)
    [colloquial/familiar] (thighs and buttocks) ancas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar] 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.
    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.

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There are 2 main translations of ham in Spanish:

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ham2

Pronunciation: /hæm/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable
    (ham (actor))
    [Theater/Teatro] [ actor extravagantemente histriónico ]; (person given to exaggeration) comediante (masculine and feminine), pamplinero, (masculine, feminine)
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (overacting) histrionismo (masculine) exagerado
  • 2 countable/numerable [colloquial/familiar] (radio operator) radioaficionado, (masculine, feminine)

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-mm-)

  • [Theater/Teatro] sobreactuar*, actuar* con exagerado histrionismo

Phrasal verbs

ham up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[part/scene] interpretar sobreactuando to ham it up actuar* con afectación or amaneramiento

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