Tom and Jerry

(redirected from Tom and Jerries)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.

Tom and Jerry

n. pl. Tom and Jerries
A hot drink consisting of rum or another liquor, a beaten egg, milk or water, sugar, and spices.

[After Corinthian Tom, and Jerry, Hawthorn, characters in Life in London, a novel by Pierce Egan (1772-1849).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Tom′ and Jer′ry


n.
a hot drink of beaten eggs, milk or water, rum, sugar, and spices.
[1835–45, Amer.; after characters in Life in London (1821), fictional sketches by Pierce Egan (1772–1849), English writer]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tom and Jerry - hot rum toddy with a beaten egg
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
hot toddy, toddy - a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.