Examples from the Web for tommie
Contemporary Examples of tommie
The severe Annie Lennox appears to be holding a clenched fist over her head, like a white and Scottish Tommie Smith!Nelson Mandela Was Undeniably Great But He Doesn’t Need a Halo
December 6, 2013
When Lamb runs into Tommie the day after this faux kidnapping, he decides to take her to lunch.Great Weekend Reads
Malcolm Jones, Lucy Scholes, Jacob Silverman, Drew Toal
September 18, 2011
Historical Examples of tommie
And who's to be moindin' the geese, if you and Tommie was to go off after the cows?The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys
Some traitor who didn't get his 'd absconded with the 'ficial one, Tommie said.Sonnie-Boy's People
James B. Connolly
And, so far, Tommie had no idea that he was taking with him Bunny and Sue.
"Well, it's the same thing in the end," said Tommie with a laugh.
Tommie vows that he chewed all his hay for him for two years.Continuous Vaudeville
Will M. Cressy
- (often capital) British informal a private in the British ArmyAlso called: Tommy Atkins (ˈætkɪnz)
Word Origin for tommy
Word Origin and History for tommie
"British soldier," 1884, from Thomas Atkins, since 1815 the sample name for filling in army forms. Tommy gun (1929) is short for Thompson gun (see Thompson). Soon extended to other types of sub-machine gun, especially those favored by the mob.