Origin of ham-handed
OTHER WORDS FROM ham-handedham·hand·ed·ness; especially British, ham·fist·ed·ness, noun
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How to use ham-handed in a sentence
The clichés about football-obsessed husbands and frustrated wives are pretty heavy-handed.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Some “hanging judges” have handed down hundreds of death sentences at a time.
Thankfully, someone was there to capture this “jit going ham,” as the cameraman put it.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No indictments have been handed down against the police officers in question.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mister Ham in need of cash: That is something a lot of people will not believe.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
Again the young fellow repeats his fatal "Banco," as he stakes a fresh pile of notes handed to him by the obsequious Jew.
Lawrence handed the General the mysterious message and Schofield read it with a darkened brow.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Still, if such an envelope should be handed him, he would breathe easier until it was opened.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The landlord handed him his bill—'Two weeks board at five dollars—ten dollars.'