What does TOM mean?

Definitions for 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. tom, tomcat(noun)

    male cat

  3. turkey cock, gobbler, tom, tom turkey(noun)

    male turkey

Wiktionary

  1. Tom(ProperNoun)

    A large, deep-toned bells, or a particularly notable example of one.

    Etymology: tōmaz. Akin to tōmr, whence Icelandic tómur.

  2. Tom(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Thomas, also used as a formal male given name.

    Poor Tom's a-cold.

    Etymology: Proper noun [ edit]

  3. Tom(ProperNoun)

    A nickname for the common man.

    Etymology: Proper noun [ edit]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tom(noun)

    the knave of trumps at gleek

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tom

    tom, n. a dim. of Thomas—used generically for man in 'tomfool,' &c.: a male, esp. a male cat: (prov.) a close-stool.—ns. Tom′-and-Jer′ry, a drink of hot rum and eggs, spiced and sweetened; Tom′-trot, a toffee made with treacle, sugar, and butter.—Tom, Dick, and Harry, any persons taken at random.—Long Tom, a long gun, as distinguished from a carronade, a gun carried amidships on a swivel-carriage.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tom

    A pet bow-chaser, a 9 or 12-pounder. (See LONG TOM.)

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TOM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1955

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'TOM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1579

How to pronounce TOM?

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    Australian
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    Indian

How to say TOM in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TOM in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TOM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of TOM in a Sentence

  1. John Feehery:

    Tom SteyerTom Steyer is kind of famous for spending lots of money on lost causes, i just don't think Tom SteyerTom Steyer has a constituency : There's only a certain number of billionaires who want to impeach President Donald Trump.

  2. Leonard Leo:

    I think in regards to Kethledge and Tom Hardiman they are a little less known by conservatives and their records are a little bit lighter so it might take some time.

  3. Joe Dinkin:

    The Working Families're investing substantially in the race because Tom Carper is operating a version of the Democratic Party that might've passed muster in the 1990s, but it is not the direction progressives want to see right now.

  4. Jason Jepson:

    I have two friends who drafted Tom Brady in the third round( in separate drafts), and they could not be happier, they are celebrating as their friends berated them.

  5. Michael Lynton:

    Tom's creativity, strong talent relationships and track record of enduring films and commercial success are unparalleled in this industry and exactly what we are looking for to grow our film business.

Images & Illustrations of TOM

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