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sem graça, banal
cornball = corny = sem graça, banal, cafona, fora de moda
corny bits of comedy > piadinhas sem graça
Jul 18, 2009 ... English term or phrase: corny bits of comedy. Portuguese translation: piadinhas sem graça. Entered by: Teresa Cristina Felix de Sousa ...
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sem graça loc adj. misbehavior, UK: misbehaviour, n, (child: naughtiness, disobedience) criança, mau comportamento loc sm ... corny, adj, (silly, trite), brega, velho, banal adj ... vicious, adj, (person, dog), feroz, selvagem, mau adj ...
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tolo... caipira ..ele é um canastrão
cornball => tolo... caipira,
"he could have a ham sandwich" => ele é um canastrão
ham => canastrão (teatro, ator ruim);
a stupid or corny person, especially if rural. : Who invited this cornball to my party?
stupid or corny. : What a cornball idea!
2 /hæm/ Show Spelled [ham] Show IPA noun, verb, hammed, ham·ming.
1.an actor or performer who overacts.
–verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
3. to act with exaggerated expression of emotion; overact.
4. ham it up, to overact; ham.
"overacting performer," 1882 Amer.Eng., apparently a shortening of hamfatter (1880) "actor of low grade," said to be from an old minstrel show song, "The Ham-fat Man" (1863). The song itself, a black-face number, has nothing to do with acting, so the connection must be with the quality of acting in minstrel shows, where the song was popular.
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From this hamfatter came to mean "an inexpert and flamboyant actor," and was in the late 1800s shortened to ham. The idiom here was first recorded in 1933. ...
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