when a person overacts immensely. it is generally more accepted in the theatre but criticised in film and tv. can also describe a person who is being fake. also called "hamming it"
Barbara Kellerman in the BBC adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe shows a lot of ham acting in her portrayal of the White Witch.
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Did you see that ham acting in The Hobbit? Lee Pace made golden Smaug look subtle.
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