Meaning of tom

tom

Pronunciation: (tom), [key]
— n.
  1. the male of various animals, as the turkey.
  2. a tomcat.

Tom

Pronunciation: (tom), [key]
— n., v., Tommed, Tom•ming.
—n.
  1. See
  2. a male given name, form of
—v.i.
  1. (often l.c.) to act like an Uncle Tom.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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