Definition of Hammy in English :

Define Hammy in English

Hammy meaning in English

Meaning of Hammy in English

Pronunciation of Hammy in English

Hammy pronunciation in English

Pronounce Hammy in English


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1. hammy

affectedly dramatic; overacted

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adjective -mier or -miest informal
(of an actor) overacting or tending to overact
(of a play, performance, etc) overacted or exaggerated
noun -mies informal
short for hamstring

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈhammier or ˈhammiest
US, Slang
like or characteristic of a ham (actor); overacting

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adj. ham·mi·er, ham·mi·est
Marked or characterized by overacting; affectedly humorous or dramatic.

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