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tio Tom

[tee-oh tom] /ˈti oʊ ˈtɒm/
noun, Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a Latino considered by other people of Latin-American descent to value the attitudes, customs, and behavior characteristic of white society over his Hispanic cultural heritage.
Also, Spanish, tío Tomás [tee-aw taw-mahs] /ˈti ɔ tɔˈmɑs/ (Show IPA).
Origin of tio Tom
Americanism; < Spanish: Uncle Tom
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