- n. hamstring(s).
I pulled a hammy while running away from that mugger.
English slang. 2015.
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Hammy — may refer to:* Hammy, a hyperactive squirrel character in the comic strip and film Over the Hedge. * H. Hamilton Hammy Bissell, a faculty member of Phillips Exeter Academy and uncle of John Irving. * Hammy Love, an Australian cricketer. * Slang… … Wikipedia
hammy — ► ADJECTIVE (hammier, hammiest) informal ▪ (of acting or an actor) exaggerated or over theatrical … English terms dictionary
hammy — ☆ hammy [ham′ē] adj. hammier, hammiest Slang like or characteristic of a ham (actor); overacting … English World dictionary
hammy — ham•my [[t]ˈhæm i[/t]] adj. mi•er, mi•est sbz characterized by a highly exaggerated theatricality: a hammy actor; a hammy performance[/ex] • Etymology: 1925–30 ham′mi•ly, adv. ham′mi•ness, n … From formal English to slang
hammy — ham|my [ˈhæmi] adj if a performance by an actor is hammy, it is done with too much false emotion … Dictionary of contemporary English
hammy — adjective (hammier; est) Date: 1929 marked by exaggerated and usually self conscious theatricality • hammily adverb • hamminess noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
hammy — hammy1 /ham ee/, adj., hammier, hammiest. resembling ham in taste, flavor, appearance, etc. [1860 65; HAM1 + Y1] hammy2 hammily, adv. hamminess, n. /ham ee/, adj … Universalium
hammy — 1. adjective a) resembling ham b) characterized by overacting 2. noun short for hamstring, a muscle … Wiktionary
hammy — Synonyms and related words: actor proof, all star, ballet, balletic, cinematic, cinematographic, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, emotionalistic, emotive, film, filmic, ham, histrionic, hysteric, legitimate, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic,… … Moby Thesaurus
hammy — adj. resembling a ham, tasting like ham; of or pertaining to one who acts in an exaggerated manner, of a ham actor; exaggerated … English contemporary dictionary