Definitions for TOMtɒm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the male of various animals, as the turkey.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Zoology
Origin of tom:
1755–65; generic use of Tom, male given name
Tom*tɒm(n.; v.)Tommed, Tom•ming.
Category: Sociology, Status (usage)
Ref: Uncle Tom.
(v.i.)(often l.c.) to act like an Uncle Tom.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Sociology, Status (usage)
* Extremely Disparaging and Offensive..
Tom, Uncle Tom(noun)
(ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
turkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkey(noun)
, also used as a formal male given name.
A nickname for the common man.
A large, deep-toned bells, or a particularly notable example of one.
Origin: tōmaz. Akin to tōmr, whence Icelandic tómur.
the knave of trumps at gleek
Tom Friendly, often referred to as Tom or Mr. Friendly, is a recurring fictional character portrayed by M. C. Gainey on the American Broadcasting Company television series Lost. The series follows the lives of around forty survivors from the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. The survivors find themselves on a mysterious tropical island, and interact with a group known as the Others, who appear to have lived on the island since long before the crash. Tom is an influential member of the Others, and is introduced in 2005 in the season one finale "Exodus: Part 2", where he kidnaps one of the survivors. The character makes another fifteen appearances before being killed in the season three finale "Through the Looking Glass". Tom appears twice in season four in the flashbacks of other characters. Gainey was initially credited as playing "bearded man" and then as "Mr. Friendly" throughout season two before the character was given a first name. In a montage of deceased characters shown at Comic-Con in 2009, the Lost producers present the character's full name as "Tom Friendly". Gainey accepted the role despite knowing nothing about it; his sole motivation was a chance to work again with Lost producer Carlton Cuse. Speculation over Tom's sexuality arose when he commented to Kate that she was "not [his] type". Gainey began playing the character as such, and in season four Tom is shown kissing another man on the cheek. Lost producer Damon Lindelof commented that this revelation was "not subtle, to say the least". Tom was received positively by critics, particularly in his first appearance.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'TOM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1955
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'TOM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1579
Translations for TOM
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
having nothing inside
an empty box; an empty cup.
- vazioPortuguese (BR)
- تهی؛ خالیFarsi
- 텅 빈Korean
- تهی؛ خالیPersian
- 空的Chinese (Trad.)
- порожній, пустийUkrainian
- rỗng; trống khôngVietnamese
- 空的Chinese (Simp.)
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