tom

(redirected from tomming)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

Tom

 (tŏm)
n. Offensive
An Uncle Tom.

tom 1

 (tŏm)
n.
The male of various animals, especially a male cat or turkey.

[Tom, nickname for Thomas.]

tom 2

 (tŏm)
n.

tom

(tɒm)
n
(Zoology)
a. the male of various animals, esp the cat
b. (as modifier): a tom turkey.
c. (in combination): a tomcat.
[C16: special use of the shortened form of Thomas, applied to any male, often implying a common or ordinary type of person, etc]

tom

(tɒm)
n
Austral and NZ a temporary supporting post
[from a specialized use of tom1]

tom

(tɒm)

n.
1. the male of various animals, as the turkey.
2. a tomcat.
[1755–65; generic use of Tom, male given name]

Tom

(tɒm)

n., v. Tommed, Tom•ming. Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. n. v.i.
2. (often l.c.) to act like an Uncle Tom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to WhitesTom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
2.tom - male cattom - male cat        
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
gib - a castrated tomcat
3.tom - male turkeytom - male turkey        
Meleagris gallopavo, turkey - large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
Translations
kocour
hankat
koiraskolli
högni
kocur
cotoimascul
hane

Tom

[tɒm]
A. N (familiar form) of Thomas any Tom, Dick or Harryun fulano cualquiera
B. CPD Tom Thumb NPulgarcito

tom

[tɒm] N (also tom cat) → gato m (macho)

tom

[ˈtɒm] nmatou m

Tom

n dim of Thomas any Tom, Dick or Harry (inf)jeder x-Beliebige; you don’t have to invite every Tom, Dick and Harry (inf)du brauchst ja nicht gerade Hinz und Kunz einzuladen (inf); it’s not every Tom, Dick and Harry who can afford thisnicht jeder kann sich (dat)so was leisten

tom

n (= cat)Kater m

tom

:
Tom Thumb
nder Däumling
tomtit
n(Blau)meise f
tom-tom
nTamtam nt

Tom

[tɒm] n any Tom, Dick or Harrychiunque, il primo venuto

tom

[tɒm] n (fam) → micio