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1. ham

noun. ['ˈhæm'] meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked).

Synonyms

  • gammon
  • cut of pork
  • prosciutto
  • jambon

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • ham (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hamme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hamm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ham

  • vandamme
  • vandam
  • mclamb
  • mcclam
  • laflam
  • inghram
  • t-lam
  • stram
  • sram
  • panam
  • mme
  • madame
  • kvamme
  • kvam
  • exam
  • dirlam
  • abram
  • tram
  • swam
  • stamm
  • stam
  • spam
  • slam
  • siam
  • schramm
  • schram
  • scam
  • quamme
  • plam
  • kramme

Example sentences of the word ham


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place your ham hocks or salt pork in a large pot and cover with about a quart of water.

2. Adjective
The sodium content in your smoked ham meets 37 percent of the daily value.

3. Noun, plural
When it comes to your health, processed meats like ham have been getting a lot of attention.

2. ham-handed

adjective. lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands.

Synonyms

  • heavy-handed
  • bungling
  • butterfingered
  • handless
  • left-handed
  • maladroit
  • bumbling

Antonyms

  • submissive
  • skilled
  • clockwise
  • right-handed

3. ham-fisted

adjective. lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands.

Synonyms

  • bungling
  • butterfingered
  • ham-handed
  • handless
  • left-handed
  • maladroit
  • bumbling

Antonyms

  • submissive
  • skilled
  • clockwise
  • right-handed

4. ham

noun. ['ˈhæm'] a licensed amateur radio operator.

Antonyms

  • activity

Etymology

  • ham (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hamme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hamm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ham

verb. ['ˈhæm'] exaggerate one's acting.

Synonyms

  • overplay
  • overact
  • roleplay
  • play
  • act
  • playact

Antonyms

  • fail
  • roleplay
  • underplay
  • act

Etymology

  • ham (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hamme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hamm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ham

noun. ['ˈhæm'] an unskilled actor who overacts.

Synonyms

  • thespian
  • player
  • histrion
  • role player
  • actor

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • behave

Etymology

  • ham (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hamme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hamm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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