hammy


ham·my

adjective \ˈha-mē\
ham·mi·erham·mi·est

Definition of HAMMY

:  marked by exaggerated and usually self-conscious theatricality
ham·mi·ly \ˈha-mə-lē\ adverb
ham·mi·ness \ˈha-mē-nəs\ noun

Examples of HAMMY

  1. <a hammy singer whose overwrought renditions of love songs just beg listeners to cry>

First Known Use of HAMMY

1929

Rhymes with HAMMY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hamotzi
Previous Word in the Dictionary: hammock netting
All Words Near: hammy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hammy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More