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See also Tom, TOM, tóm, tôm, and töm

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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Noun

Singular
tom

Plural
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  1. The male of the domesticated cat.
  2. The male of the turkey.
  3. The male of certain other animals.
  4. (UK, slang) A prostitute.
  5. (music) A type of drum.
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Etymology 2

Shortened from tomato

Noun

Singular
tom

Plural
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  1. (UK, greengrocers' Template loop detected: Template:context 2) A tomato (the fruit).
    Toms 90p a pound

Derived terms


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse tómr

Adjective

tom

  1. empty

Portuguese

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:pt:Template:lang:la derivations]] tonus. Compare Spanish tono.

Pronunciation

Noun

tom m.

  1. tone (property of sound determined by the frequency)

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse tómr.

Pronunciation

Adjective

tom

  1. empty

Antonyms

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