chew the scenery

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To display excessive emotion or to act in an exaggerated manner while performing; to be melodramatic; to be flamboyant

Starring as a Great White Hope police commissioner sent to clean up Washington, D.C., Nelson displays a set of pipes barely hinted at in his years on Coach, spending the long pilot hour barking, bloviating, singing(!) and generally chewing the scenery.

chew the scenery


    chew the scen·e·ry

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    ham it up, melodramatize, overact


    /ˈʧo͞o ᴛʜē ˈsēnərē/ /ˈʧuː ðiː ˈsiːnɜriː/


    () Its earliest reference is listed in the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang as being used by Mary Hallock Foote in Coeur D'Alene in 1894.

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