Hambone

Hambone
male striptease

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • hambone — (n.) 1855, bone of a ham, from HAM (Cf. ham) (n.1) + BONE (Cf. bone). Meaning inferior actor or performer is from 1893, an elaboration of HAM (Cf. ham) (n.2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hambone — [ham′bōn΄] n. 1. the bone of a HAM (n. 4) ☆ 2. Slang HAM (n. 6) vi., vt. hamboned, hamboning ☆ Slang HAM …   English World dictionary

  • hambone — /ˈhæmboʊn/ (say hambohn) noun 1. the bone from a leg of ham. 2. Colloquial a male striptease. –phrase 3. do a hambone, Colloquial (of a male) to perform a striptease. Also, bone …  

  • Hambone (magazine) — Hambone is a small literary magazine that has published major poets. it is edited by poet Nathaniel Mackey.Writing in The Nation magazine, John Palattella described Hambone as an indispensable little magazine that for more than a quarter century… …   Wikipedia

  • Hambone Willie Newbern — (1899 1947) was a blues musician. His home community was in the Brownsville, Tennessee area along Tennessee State Route 19. [ A History of Tennessee Arts , University of Tennessee Press] He was reported to have played around with Yank Rachell and …   Wikipedia

  • Hambone Willie Newborn — (* vermutlich 1899; † vermutlich 1947) war ein US amerikanischer Blues Musiker. Über das Leben Newborns ist wenig bekannt. Er hinterließ ganze sechs Aufnahmen, alle in einer einzigen Sitzung 1929 entstanden, darunter allerdings die erste Aufnahme …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hambone Willie Newbern — (* vermutlich 1899; † vermutlich 1947) war ein US amerikanischer Blues Musiker. Manchmal falsch Newborn geschrieben. Über das Leben Newberns ist wenig bekannt. Er hinterließ ganze sechs Aufnahmen, alle in einer einzigen Sitzung 1929 entstanden,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hambone — /ham bohn /, n. Theat. (esp. in vaudeville) a performer made up in blackface and using a stereotyped black dialect. [1850 55; HAM1 + BONE; cf. HAM2] * * * …   Universalium

  • hambone — noun a) The bone at the center of a ham b) A ham; an eager or inferior performer Syn: Juba dance …   Wiktionary

  • hambone — I Australian Slang male striptease II Everyday English Slang in Ireland phone …   English dialects glossary

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