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ham

noun uk   us   /hæm/

ham noun (MEAT)

A2 [C or U] pig's meat from the leg or shoulder, preserved with salt or smoke
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ham noun (ACTOR)

[C] informal an actor whose style of acting is artificial and old-fashioned, often using movements and emotions that are too obvious: They had some dreadful old ham in the main part. a ham actor

ham noun (RADIO)

[C] a person who operates a radio station as a hobby rather than as a job: He's a radio ham.
Translations of “ham”
in Arabic لَحْم الخِنْزير…
in Korean 햄…
in Malaysian ham…
in French jambon…
in Turkish jambon, domuz pastırması…
in Italian prosciutto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉, 火腿…
in Russian ветчина…
in Polish szynka…
in Vietnamese giăm bông…
in Spanish jamón…
in Portuguese presunto…
in Thai เนื้อขาหมูรมควัน…
in German der Schinken…
in Catalan pernil…
in Japanese ハム…
in Indonesian ham…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉, 火腿…
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