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hammy

adjective ham·my \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

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