hammy(redirected from hamminess)
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adj. ham·mi·er, ham·mi·est
Marked or characterized by overacting; affectedly humorous or dramatic.
adj, -mier or -miest
1. (Theatre) (of an actor) overacting or tending to overact
2. (Theatre) (of a play, performance, etc) overacted or exaggerated
adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
characterized by a highly exaggerated theatricality: a hammy actor; a hammy performance.