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pom

[pom] /pɒm/
noun, (often initial capital letter) Slang: Usually Disparaging.
1.
Origin of pom
probably by back formation
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  • "pom—erain—eeya," she hummed, swinging herself round the great door into the saal.

    Pointed Roofs Dorothy Richardson
  • "Well,—maybe it's about the pom dog," suggested the May Girl helpfully.

    Rainy Week Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • Till at last the Maxim shell gun caught the infection, and began pom, pom, pom!

    London to Ladysmith via Pretoria Winston Spencer Churchill
  • “Sedit, if you are here to go in, this is the way for you,” said pom Piweki.

  • A pom's jacket gets grander at each moult until he is three years old.

    A Manual of Toy Dogs Mrs. Leslie Williams
British Dictionary definitions for pom

pom

/pɒm/
noun
1.
(slang, Austral & NZ) short for pommy

POM

abbreviation
1.
prescription-only medicine or medication Compare OTC
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