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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: cat, domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat, kitty [informal], kitty-cat [informal], Meleagris gallopavo, mog [Brit, informal], moggie [Brit, informal], moggy [Brit, informal], puss [informal], pussy [informal], pussycat [informal], turkey

Encyclopedia: Tom, Michael