hammy hammy

Definition(s):

  • (adj) affectedly dramatic; overacted

Usage(s):

  1. Still, that run made Gay the man to beat in Beijing before he strained that hammy.
  2. They watched Hank Bauer reduce an empty beer can to tin foil with one quick crunch of his hammy fist.
  3. The commercial made it look really hammy.

News

  1. NBA Finals betting preview: Game 4 odds now favor Heat over Spurs

    The San Antonio Spurs are up 2-1 on the Miami Heat in this NBA Finals series and they were favored for Game 4 too until uncertainty arose over Tony Parker's hamstring. The Spurs opened as two-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark.com , but Parker's situation had moved the line roughly three points by midday, making Miami a small road favorite. At issue is Parker's lame hammy ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Spurs' Parker (hammy strain) hopeful for Game 4

    Spurs' Parker (hammy strain) hopeful for Game 4
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. "The right hammy is pretty sore," said manager Terry Francona. "When he first came out initially, we were real [worried]. He said he felt like he thought he felt a pop. He has pretty good range of motion. He's sore. We'll get him looked at...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: MLB.com

  2. "When I was with '22 Minutes' I would always do a lot of stuff with a lot of politicians and part of being a politician, I think, is being a little hammy and loving that attention," says Mochrie. "They love to put things out there and she was...
    on May 2, 2010 By: Colin Mochrie Source: CTV.ca

  3. "Round one, I think he will be well and truly back to full fitness and ready to go," Worsfold said. "If it is four weeks that is a pretty bad hammy ...... the key thing now is going through a rehab program for Kerry, and with round one six...
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: John Worsfold Source: The Age

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