the male of various animals, as the turkey.
Other definitions for Tom (2 of 3)
(often lowercase) to act like an Uncle Tom.
Other definitions for ToM (3 of 3)
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How to use tom in a sentence
Wherever they meet and work out — I’m hoping we have an offseason for the younger players — tom doesn’t need it.With Tom Brady in final year of contract, Bucs say they’d be ‘elated’ to give him extension | Des Bieler | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
tom was polite to a fault and was willing to answer any question about anyone.Tom Konchalski made basketball better. The sport won’t be the same without him. | John Feinstein | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
For one, the cells that encode data for tom’s ideas update to his perception of reality.This Is Where Empathy Lives in the Brain, and How It Works | Shelly Fan | February 2, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Some messages, according to the FBI, included, “tom all legislators are down in the Tunnels 3floors down,” and “Go through back house chamber doors facing N left down hallway down steps.”Self-styled militia members planned on storming the U.S. Capitol days in advance of Jan. 6 attack, court documents say | Spencer Hsu, Tom Jackman, Devlin Barrett | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
tom is happy with this, but still wonders whether they are really reading it, or whether they are looking at it and leaving.How to use heatmaps to level up your content marketing game | Lyuthar Jacob | December 18, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
tom Brady, the prettiest of pretty boys, leads the Patriots.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
There, many minority parents supported tom Torklarson, who favored the education reform agenda.
tom Rust, a spokesman for the House Ethics Committee, declined to comment to The Daily Beast.
Retired Det. tom Nerney, formerly of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigated Shakur.
tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”
tom—I felt out of myself in a way—as though I'd escaped—into—into quite different conditions——'
The conflict in tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.
She gave details of the singular mood that had come upon her with the arrival of Tony, but tom hardly heard her.
Then, inexplicably, he shifted to the other side that the old, the normal tom presented generously to the new.
tom lingered a few minutes, watching them pass along the verandah to the room beyond.
British Dictionary definitions for tom (1 of 2)
the male of various animals, esp the cat
(as modifier): a tom turkey
(in combination): a tomcat
British Dictionary definitions for tom (2 of 2)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with tom
see every tom, dick, and harry; peeping tom.
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