Origin of ham1
Other definitions for ham (2 of 4)
Origin of ham2
Other definitions for ham (3 of 4)
Other definitions for ham (4 of 4)
Origin of HAM
How to use ham in a sentence
When recipe editor Ann Maloney found herself with an abundance of dill, she whipped up this simple dill ham salad sandwich, which is almost equal parts ham to dill!5 dill recipes that make good use of the citrusy, grassy herb|Kari Sonde|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Here, dill is not an accent, but a nearly equal partner to the ham.
I am imagining making a couple of dill ham salad sandwiches for a picnic or hike.
While ham salad is an old-school recipe that’s been around forever, it had not earned a spot in my regular rotation until a grocery delivery gone awry led me to this version that I now find myself craving.
For the latter, I made the soup more everyday-friendly by calling for an easy-to-find ham steak rather than rely on what’s left from a whole ham.This nourishing navy bean and ham soup is a meal in a bowl|Ellie Krieger|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Everyone from Theodore Roosevelt to J.P. Morgan to Jack Lemmon hammed it up on the Hasty Pudding stage during their college days.
The gang were all missile men and they cheered and jeered as he hammed up the introduction.Toy Shop|Henry Maxwell Dempsey
The course is that of the caravans across the Korosko desert to Abu-Hammed.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
At Abu Hammed, it flows over granitic rocks, and these continue from that place for about 120 miles.
One kind only of regularly stratified rock occurs in the 776 miles from Abu Hammed to Phil; viz.
Blind, cat-hammed and pacing along,—but his sides were slick and hard, his quarters rubber.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
British Dictionary definitions for ham (1 of 2)
- the back of the leg above the knee
- the space or area behind the knee
Word Origin for ham
British Dictionary definitions for ham (2 of 2)
- an actor who overacts or relies on stock gestures or mannerisms
- overacting or clumsy acting
- (as modifier)a ham actor
- a licensed amateur radio operator
- (as modifier)a ham licence
Word Origin for ham
Cultural definitions for ham
One of the three sons of Noah. According to the biblical account, Noah and his family were the only human survivors of the great Flood and were therefore the progenitors of all the peoples on Earth.