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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ham /hæm/
  • danh từ
    • (sử học) tỉnh, thành phố
    • làng
Concise Dictionary
hammed|hamming|hamshæm
noun
+meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
+(Old Testament) son of Noah
+a licensed amateur radio operator
+an unskilled actor who overacts
verb
+exaggerate one's acting
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C, U] the top part of a pig's leg that has been CURED (= preserved using salt or smoke) and is eaten as food; the meat from this: The hams were cooked whole. + a slice of ham + a ham sandwich
Compare: BACON, GAMMON, PORK
2 [C] a person who sends and receives radio messages as a hobby rather than as a job: a radio ham
3 [C] (informal) (often used as an adjective) an actor who performs badly, especially by exaggerating emotions: a ham actor / performance
4 [C, usually pl.] (informal) the back part of a person's leg above the knee
See also - HAMSTRING
+ verb (-mm-)
Idioms: ham it up (informal) (especially of actors) when people ham it up, they deliberately exaggerate their emotions or movements
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

lean | baked, boiled, cooked, cured, honey-roast, Parma, smoked | cold
cold ham and salad
| sliced

QUANT.

bit, piece, slice | joint, leg

VERB + HAM

eat, have | boil, cook, roast | carve, slice

HAM + NOUN

roll, salad, sandwich

PHRASES

ham on the bone
We had boiled ham on the bone for dinner. > Special page at FOOD



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