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hammy

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given to or marked by attention-getting behavior suggestive of stage acting
  • a hammy singer whose overwrought renditions of love songs just beg listeners to cry

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The first known use of hammy was in 1929

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“Hammy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hammy. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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