GOM


abbreviation for

Grand Old Man: used to describe an old and respected person or institution

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Example sentences from the Web for GOM

  • Gom, put your arms in dis,” he said, “and trow avay dose gloves you got on.

  • When I do gom virst here, I myself do to giss Violed vunce vish.

    The Man Upstairs|P. G. Wodehouse
  • It ist mooch petters as neffer vas, and you not haf to gom five, zigs, zeven days to me.

    Diamond Dyke|George Manville Fenn
  • Now you gom mit me, und die alte voman give us bode zom fruhstuck.

    Diamond Dyke|George Manville Fenn