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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

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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. Tim Allen:

    Both Tom and I, who met yesterday for our little guys lunch, we were both very very affected by the end of the movie, so much so that he had turn around. He couldnt even deliver his end of it, [and] I couldnt deliver my end of it.

  2. Karen Boroff:

    Roger Goodell is faced with making another decision, and the record shows Roger Goodell has had a tendency to take missteps on disciplinary decision-making, discipline probably communicates more loudly than the mere words in a rules book what the organization values. If the organization values its rules, it will discipline those who violate them... The owners and then Tom Brady should face the most severe punishment.

  3. Maxwell Perkins:

    Tom does n’t really have a family, he ends up a sort of lonely island, through the journey of the film you see his relationship with Aline Bernstein( Kidman's characters) but he never has children and you don’t see any of his other relationships.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Tom Homan's coming back, he's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with.

  5. Saul Anuzis:

    He's a hyper-fast moving type of guy, when he sits across from you and says,' I'm making a commitment and I'm asking you to make a commitment,' -- he's not benefiting from it financially or politically in any way -- I think that's a pretty powerful selling tool to have.' Keep the Promises This summer, Toby Neugebauer stepped back from day-to-day operations and was replaced primarily by David Barton, a Texas operative with deep ties to the nation's pastors. Tom Patrick, Tom Patrick, said Tom Patrick hadn't heard from Toby Neugebauer in months. Like David Barton, the three groups tied to the three anchor families all have religious tones. Keep the Promise III, backed solely by $ 15 million from Texas fracking giants Farris and Dan Wilks, is breaking through in digital organizing via Promise III Reigniting the Promise project, with a months-old Facebook page that has quickly earned more than 350,000 likes. Conservative Solutions Project is advised by Jon Francis, a Dan Wilks family member and the manager of their philanthropic giving, along with a coterie of anti-abortion activists from a group called Online for Life, who have no prior experience in partisan politics. Keep the Promise I, funded by Long Island billionaire Robert Mercer and helmed by Kellyanne Conway, a well-regarded GOP political operative, is focusing a $ 1 million radio campaign on Christian channels in Iowa, where Ted Cruz is increasingly polling well. The $ 11 million group is also diversifying its portfolio and hiring organizers in the states. Steve King, an Iowa political operative and son of powerful Rep. Steve King, is leading a growing field team in the Hawkeye State, and there are plans to staff up in South Carolina as well to supplement the official campaign field team -- which South Carolina's bumping into on the trail.

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