Definitions for hamhæm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ham

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ham, jambon, gammon(noun)

    meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)

  2. Ham(noun)

    (Old Testament) son of Noah

  3. ham(noun)

    a licensed amateur radio operator

  4. ham, ham actor(verb)

    an unskilled actor who overacts

  5. overact, ham it up, ham, overplay(verb)

    exaggerate one's acting


  1. Ham(n.)

    The licensed operator of an amateur radio station.

  2. Ham(v. i.)

    To act with exaggerated voice and gestures; to overact.


  1. Ham(ProperNoun)

    A son of Noah and the brother of Japheth and Shem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ham(noun)


  2. Ham(noun)

    the region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock

  3. Ham(noun)

    the thigh of any animal; especially, the thigh of a hog cured by salting and smoking

  4. Origin: [Short for hamfatter.]


  1. Ham

    Ham is a cut of meat from the thigh of the hind leg of an animal, usually a pig. Nearly all hams sold today are either fully cooked or cured.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ham

    a son of Noah, and the Biblical ancestor of the southern dark races of the world as known to the ancients.

  2. Ham

    a town in the dep. of Somme, France, 70 m. NE. of Paris, with a fortress, used in recent times as a State prison, in which Louis Napoleon was confined from 1840 to 1846.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. ham

    The opposite of spam, sense 3; that is, incoming mail that the user actually wants to see.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ham' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4637

Anagrams for ham »

  1. HMA, mah, MHA

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicholas II of Russia:

    Well, this may have once been a ham, but now it is nothing but an ex-ham.

  2. Ogden Nash, "The Pig":

    The Pig, if I am not mistaken,
    Supplies us sausage, ham, and Bacon.
    Let others say his heart is big,
    I think it stupid of the Pig.

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