Definition of Tom

1. Noun. (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites.

Exact synonyms: Uncle Tom
Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement, Ethnic Slur
Generic synonyms: Black, Black Person, Blackamoor, Negro, Negroid

2. Noun. Male cat.
Exact synonyms: Tomcat
Generic synonyms: Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat
Specialized synonyms: Gib

3. Noun. Male turkey.
Exact synonyms: Gobbler, Tom Turkey, Turkey Cock
Generic synonyms: Meleagris Gallopavo, Turkey
Derivative terms: Gobble

Definition of Tom

1. n. The knave of trumps at gleek.

2. n. A familiar contraction of Thomas, a proper name of a man.

Definition of Tom

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Thomas male given name), also used as a formal male given name. ¹

2. Proper noun. A nickname for the common man. (defdate since 1377) ¹

3. Proper noun. A large, deep-toned bells, or a particularly notable example of one. (defdate since 17th century) ¹

4. Noun. The male of the domesticated cat. ¹

5. Noun. The male of the turkey. ¹

6. Noun. The male of certain other animals. ¹

7. Noun. (British slang) A prostitute. ¹

8. Noun. (music) A type of drum. ¹

9. Noun. (British greengrocers' slang) A tomato (''the fruit''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tom

1. the male of various animals [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tom

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tolus
tolutation
toluyl
toluylene
toluylene red
toluyls
tolvaptan
tolyl
tolylene
tolyls
tolypeutine
tolypeutines
tolzey
tolzeys
tom-tit
tom-tom
tom-toms
tom boy
tom boys
tom cat
tom cats
tom turkey
tom yam
tom yams
tom yum
toma
tomacco

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