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English word ham-fisted comes from English ham, English fisted ((in combination) Having some specific type of fist.).

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Ham-fisted detailed word origin explanation

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ham English (eng) (acting) An overacting or amateurish performer; an actor with an especially showy or exaggerated style.. (radio) An amateur radio operator. (acting) To overact; to act with exaggerated emotions. (countable) A thigh and buttock of an animal slaughtered for meat.. (internet, informal, uncommon) Electronic mail that is wanted; mail that is not spam or junk mail.. (uncountable) Meat from the [...]
fisted English (eng) (in combination) Having some specific type of fist.
ham-fisted English (eng) (by extension) Lacking skill in general.. Lacking skill in physical movement, especially with the hands.

Words with the same origin as ham-fisted

Descendants of ham
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