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Etymology

From a story by an anonymous author published in 1760 called The Life and Adventures of a Cat in which the male cat, then known as a ram cat, was called Tom. (Reference: Desmond Morris, Catwatching.)

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Noun

Singular
tomcat

Plural
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  1. A tom, a male cat.

Translations

See under tom.

Verb

Infinitive
to tomcat

Third person singular
tomcatt

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to tomcat (third-person singular simple present tomcatt, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To prowl for sexual gratification.

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