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

    Rainy Week Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • “Sedit, if you are here to go in, this is the way for you,” said pom Piweki.

  • pom's none too nice, I know, but he's got to understand that.

    The Castle Inn Stanley John Weyman
  • pom, I want money as well as another--want it devilish bad--'

    The Castle Inn Stanley John Weyman
  • Besides, there's a--a way with the pretty creatures, if you take me, and pom has not got it.

    The Castle Inn Stanley John Weyman
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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