(sometimes initial capital letter) Tommy Atkins.
Slang. bread, especially brown bread, or rations, as formerly distributed to troops and workers.
How to use tommy in a sentence
Add tommy and Billy, and you have a full team of teen supers.
Director Hayward, frustrated that his plans to resurrect Vision and turn him into a weapon have gone sideways, opens fire on Billy and tommy.WandaVision’s series finale sets up the future of Wanda and the MCU | Alex Abad-Santos | March 5, 2021 | Vox
The legal argument for impeachment turns on a legal principle that Raskin said he discussed not long ago with tommy, who had followed both his parents to Harvard Law School and was in the middle of his second year.He buried his son a week ago. Now Jamie Raskin is helping lead the impeachment charge. | Meagan Flynn, Erin Cox | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The book follows tommy and Tuppence, young English adventurers in the 1920s who set out to help an American millionaire find his missing cousin.
There isn’t a generation of Celtics fans for whom tommy’s presence hasn’t been felt.Tommy Heinsohn, a Celtics institution for more than a half-century, dies at 86 | Matt Bonesteel | November 10, 2020 | Washington Post
An escort who goes by the name of “tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex | Aurora Snow | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
tommy describes himself as more of the “boyfriend experience.”Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex | Aurora Snow | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But tommy, like many others, has been unable to obtain the documentation required by the State Department for the visa.
tommy first started teaching himself English when the U.S. Army came to Sinjar in 2003 in order to get a job with them.
tommy worked with American troops for two years starting in 2005.
For she called him 'tommy'; she was his mother; love, tenderness, and pity emanated from her like a cloud of perfume.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Here Master tommy thought fit to try the strength of his lungs, and began squalling lustily.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
As for tommy, he went off in a free-and-easy sort of way, without any definite designs, in search of adventures.The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
tommy Chitling hasnt won the point, and I went partners with him against the Artful and dum.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
tommy walked smartly up to her, despite the stern gaze of a suspicious policeman on the opposite side of the street.The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for tommy
(often capital) British informal a private in the British Army: Also called: Tommy Atkins (ˈætkɪnz)
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