Examples of hammy in a Sentence
a hammy singer whose overwrought renditions of love songs just beg listeners to cry
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The adaptation of one of the weirder Marvel brands did everything wrong, from its garish costumes to its hammy dialogue to its terrible special effects.
The rest is covered by convincing if somewhat hammy digital effects work, and on scenes set months earlier, on Tahiti, from the couple’s recent past.
Rhett himself is a fine showman, adept at engaging a crowd without going too hammy.
Playing the actor-villain Phoenix Buchanan, Hugh Grant gives a marvelously hammy performance that reminded me of Ronald Colman in George Cukor’s A Double Life (1947).
Wright’s restlessness can be off-putting, but his technique feels like a reasonable match here for the high-stakes subject matter, and the heightened (but not hammy) pitch of the performances.
Translucent slices of delicately hammy Italian prosciutto or Spanish jamón serrano traditionally fill this space on the charcuterie board.
What makes The Twilight Zone so rich, and so necessary, isn’t its hammy narration or its uncanny visuals.
By reminding the audience that King’s Landing and Dragonstone are actually very close together, Game of Thrones actually tells us a lot without resorting to a bunch of hammy exposition.
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