Meaning of “ham” in the English Dictionary

"ham" in English

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uk /hæm/ us /hæm/

ham noun (MEAT)

A2 [ C or U ] pig's meat from the leg or shoulder, preserved with salt or smoke


(Definition of “ham” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /hæm/

ham noun (MEAT)

[ C/U ] meat from a pig’s leg or shoulder:

[ U ] ham and eggs

ham noun (ACTOR)

[ C ] an actor who tends to perform with too much obvious expression

ham noun (RADIO)

(Definition of “ham” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)