To imitate derisively or comically; parody
A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
Alternative form of chew the scenery.
To express emotion, especially in an excessive or theatrical manner:
A cut of meat from the thigh of a hog.
To act over and above what is required; overdo in acting.
To adapt to performance on the stage; dramatize:
A crude, distorted, or ridiculous representation (of something)
To overestimate the strength of (one's holding or position) with resulting defeat:
Find another word for ham-it-up. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ham-it-up, like: be theatrical, burlesque, caricature, chew-up-the-scenery, emote, ham, overact, theatricalize, travesty and overplay.