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Noun: tom  tóm
  1. Male cat
    - tomcat
     
  2. Male turkey
    - turkey cock, gobbler, tom turkey
Noun: Tom  tóm
Usage: US, offensive
  1. (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites

Derived forms: toms, Toms

Type of: Black, Black person, cat, domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat, kitty, kitty-cat, Meleagris gallopavo, mog [Brit], moggie [Brit], moggy [Brit], Negro, puss, pussy, pussycat, turkey

Encyclopedia: Tom, Dick and Sally