- nonsense; utter foolishness.
Origin of tommyrot
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bosh, rot, rubbish, balderdash.
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Examples from the Web for tommyrot
But inevitably there would be some who would say, "Tommyrot!"
And all the tommyrot one hears at home about another mutiny brewing!The Three Sapphires
W. A. Fraser
"Oh, Tommyrot," said Bob, though at heart he did not know just what was liable to happen.Bob Hunt in Canada
George W. Orton
"It's tommyrot, that's what it is," Amy said with conviction.Left Tackle Thayer
Ralph Henry Barbour
He says it's all tommyrot about Marraville paying him to put him out of his misery.From the Housetops
George Barr McCutcheon
- utter nonsense; tomfoolery
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Word Origin and History for tommyrot
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