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English noun: ham

1. ham (food) meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)


Synonymsgammon, jambon


Broader (hypernym)cut of pork


Narrower (hyponym)prosciutto, Virginia ham

2. Ham (person) (Old Testament) son of Noah


Instance hypernymadult male, man


Domain categoryOld Testament

3. ham (person) a licensed amateur radio operator


Broader (hypernym)radio operator

4. ham (person) an unskilled actor who overacts


Synonymsham actor


Broader (hypernym)actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian


English verb: ham

1. ham (creation) exaggerate one's acting


Synonymsham it up, overact, overplay


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)act, play, playact, roleplay


Domain categorydramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre


Antonymsunderact, underplay









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