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Alternative clues for the word ham
Player for big laughs
Hardly an underperformer
Son of Noah
Hardly one with stage fright
Part of the leg
It needs to be cured
Ingredient in a Western 47-Down
Liberace, for one
It may be curried
Hardly an Oscar candidate
Western omelet ingredient
It may be part of a club
Many a skit actor
Boars Head product
Kind of radio
Order with eggs
Hard person to direct
___ and Swiss
It's often in hock
Unlikely Oscar nominee
Popular Easter dish
Biblical ark passenger
Something to be cured
It may be cured
___ and cheese
Not act professionally?
It can be cured
___ and eggs
Western omelet need
Something often cured
Eggs Benedict ingredient
Eponym of a classic Minnesota-brewed beer
Eggs Benedict need
Performer yukking it up
Show-off in a show
Mugger on stage
Person with a headset, maybe
Black Forest ___
Hot dog's relative
It often gets cured
One going for big laughs, say
___ it up
With 40-Across, common deli sandwich
Common Christmas entree
With 52-Down, Sunday entree
Partner of 9-Down
Thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
An unskilled actor who overacts
Amateur radio operator
Steeler all-pro linebacker
Barry Goldwater, e.g.
Noah's second son
A brother of 10 Across
CBer's licensed cousin
Part of a western
Licensed amateur radio operator
A son of Noah
Part of a western sandwich
Certain radio operator
Cut of meat
Mugger on the boards
Goldwater is one
Kind of actor or radio
Tapper in a "shack"
Radio operator in a shack
He has shack, will rap
Kind of string or bone
Word definitions for ham in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
I. noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES ham/cheese etc roll British English (= one that is filled with ham, cheese etc ) COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE smoked ▪ There would be a table groaning with smoked ham , with thick succulent slices of cold...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ham \Ham\ (h[a^]m), n. [AS. ham; akin to D. ham, dial. G. hamme, OHG. hamma. Perh. named from the bend at the ham, and akin to E. chamber. Cf. Gammon ham.] (Anat.) The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock. The thigh of any animal;...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. 1 (context anatomy English) The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock. 2 (context countable English) A thigh and buttock of an animal slaughtered for meat. 3 (context uncountable English) Meat from the thigh of a hog...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"meat of a hog's hind leg used for food," 1630s, from Old English hamm "hollow or bend of the knee," from Proto-Germanic *hamma- (cognates: Old Norse höm , Middle Low German, Middle Dutch hamme , Old High German hamma ), from PIE *konemo- "shin bone" (cognates:...
Word definitions in WordNet
v. exaggerate one's acting [syn: overact , ham it up , overplay ] [ant: underact ] [also: hamming , hammed ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Ham is pork that has been preserved through salting , smoking , or wet curing . It was traditionally made only from the hind leg of swine , and referred to that specific cut of pork . Ham is made around the world, including a number of highly coveted regional...
Usage examples of ham.
Ham seemed to be a little faster on his feet, although the apish Monk moved with fantastic speed for one of such grotesque physique.
Mr finesilver, I ham most confounded sorry to trouble you, but my dad arst me to give you this here letter and for you to give me the thing mentioned in it what he wants collected.
And Deda, who loved Babushka more than a woman deserved to be loved by a man, would bow his head, let her vent her feelings, say nothing, but the following month be back carrying more cans of ham.
Ears are the best trophy you can take from a man, not as good as the skin of a blackmaned lion or the great bossed hams of a buffalo, but better than the scalp.
Clovelly herrings and Torridge salmon, Exmoor mutton and Stow venison, stubble geese and woodcocks, curlew and snipe, hams of Hampshire, chitterlings of Taunton, and botargos of Cadiz, such as Pantagruel himself might have devoured.
Mix the peas and ham and for one and one-half cups add a cup of white sauce seasoned with a teaspoon of lemon juice, a dash each of nutmeg and cayenne and salt to taste.
She thought about all the different types of bread that might be in those sandwiches -- quinoa, winter wheat, sprouted rye -- and the fillings -- potted cuy, chlorella paste, maybe even real chicken, or freeze-dried ham imported from Earth.
Still wearing his vividly striped pyjamas, Chubby lowered his massive hams into the sea.
Monk and Ham would then shed the disguises of Cuerpo and Cabeza and do their stuff.
Ham, or Cabeza and Cuerpo, were unable to find any words for longer than would have been expected.
She had, of course, realized that Cabeza and Cuerpo were Ham and Monk.
As he wheezed with laughter at his own joke, the young girl with him wished he would just crash and burn so she could go home and have a cuppa and a ham sandwich like normal people.
And at Dilling ham there would be the sun on the corn fields and the river tumbling to the cold sea and the call of the plovers.
Indeed, it sometimes seemed that the whole of the Town had made its way to Suffolk that summer, and four weeks later, when Nicholas and Lucille returned early from their wedding trip, Dilling ham Court really came to life.
She had seen the Dowager Countess shudder and cast her son a look of profound dislike, and Mrs Dit ton had no intention of finding her invitations to Dilling ham Court rescinded.