Tom Thumb(redirected from tom thumbs)
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1. A hero of English folklore, who was no bigger than his father's thumb.
2. A person of very small physical stature.
1. (Biography) General, stage name of Charles Stratton. 1838–83, US midget, exhibited in P. T. Barnum's circus
2. a dwarf; midget
[after Tom Thumb, the tiny hero of several English folk tales]
1. a diminutive hero of folk tales.
2. an extremely small person; dwarf.