Dictionary.com

toom

[ toom ]
/ tum /
Scot. and North England
Save This Word!

adjective
empty; vacant.
verb (used with object)
to empty or drain (a vessel), especially by drinking the contents.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of toom

before 900; Middle English tome (adj.), Old English tōm; cognate with Old Norse tōmr
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use toom in a sentence

FEEDBACK