Synonyms and Antonyms of hammy
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 Synonyms dramatic, theatrical, histrionic, melodramatic, stagy (or stagey)Related Words actorish, actorly, actressy; overacted, overdone, sensational, staged; conspicuous, elaborate, flamboyant, grandiose, ostentatious, showy; affected, artificial, exaggerated, mannered, pretentious, self-conscious, studied, unnaturalNear Antonyms nondramatic, nontheatrical, unaffected, underplayed, unpretentious; muted, restrained, subdued, toned (down); conservative, discreet, inconspicuous; modest, plain, quiet, simpleAntonyms undramatic
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