Definitions for uncle tom

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tom, Uncle Tom(noun)

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

  2. Uncle Tom(noun)

    a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Wiktionary

  1. Uncle Tom(Noun)

    A black person who is obsequiously servile to white authority.

Freebase

  1. Uncle Tom

    Uncle Tom is the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. The phrase "Uncle Tom" has also become an epithet for a person who is slavish and excessively subservient to perceived authority figures, particularly a black person who behaves in a subservient manner to white people; or any person perceived to be a participant in the oppression of their own group. The negative epithet is the result of later works derived from the original novel.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncle tom in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncle tom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ben Carson:

    If you're black and you don't think a certain way as far as they are concerned, you're an Uncle Tom, a sellout, a traitor, you hate yourself.

  2. Ben Carson:

    I think the way that I'm treated, you know, by the left is racism, because they assume because you're black, you have to think a certain way. And if you don't think that way, you're 'Uncle Tom,' you're worthy of every horrible epithet they can come up with; whereas, if I weren't black, then I would just be a Republican.

  3. Ben Carson:

    Because they assume because you're black, you have to think a certain way. And if you don't think that way, you're 'Uncle Tom,' you're worthy of every horrible epithet they can come up with; whereas, if I weren't black, then I would just be a Republican. i don't find any particular problem being an African-American in the Republican Party. The people??I know that in the progressive side of things, they like to say that the Republicans are racist. I know that. I haven't experienced that.

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