Definition of “hammy” - English Dictionary

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“hammy” in British English

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hammyadjective

uk /ˈhæm.i/ us /ˈhæm.i/ informal

used to describe an actor or acting that is unnatural and uses too much emotion:

a hammy performance

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