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Definition 1: meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked) - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for ham in the sense of this definition

(ham is a kind of ...) cut of meat from a hog or pig

(... is a kind of ham ) a lean hickory-smoked ham; has dark red meat

(... is a kind of ham ) Italian salt-cured ham usually sliced paper thin

Definition 2: an unskilled actor who overacts - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ham in the sense of this definition

(ham is a kind of ...) a theatrical performer

Definition 3: a licensed amateur radio operator - [noun denoting person]

(ham is a kind of ...) someone who operates a radio transmitter

Definition 4: (Old Testament) son of Noah - [noun denoting person]

(ham is an instance of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

(ham belongs to category ...) the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

Definition 5: exaggerate one's acting - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for ham in the sense of this definition

(ham is a kind of ...) perform on a stage or theater

"She acts in this play" "He acted in `Julius Caesar'" "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"

(ham belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

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