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ham

noun uk   /hæm/ us  

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 Korean 햄…
in Arabic لَحْم الخِنْزير…
in French jambon…
in Turkish jambon, domuz pastırması…
in Italian prosciutto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉, 火腿…
in Russian ветчина…
in Polish szynka…
in Spanish jamón…
in Portuguese presunto…
in German der Schinken…
in Catalan pernil…
in Japanese ハム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉, 火腿…
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