Simple Definition of Uncle Sam
: the American government, nation, or people pictured or thought of as a person
Full Definition of Uncle Sam
1 : the United States government
2 : the American nation or people
Examples of uncle sam
Uncle Sam wants you to join the Army!
Origin of uncle sam
expansion of U.S., abbreviation of United States
First Known Use: 1813
Rhymes with uncle sam
aerogram, Amsterdam, anagram, Birmingham, Boulder Dam, cablegram, centigram, Christogram, chronogram, cofferdam, cryptogram, decagram, deprogram, diagram, diaphragm, epigram, fluid dram, giant clam, hard-shell clam, hexagram, histogram, Hohokam, hologram, kilogram, logogram, mammogram, milligram, Minicam, monogram, nomogram, oriflamme, pentagram, phonogram, pictogram, reprogram, Rotterdam, scattergram, self-exam, skiagram, soft-shell clam, sonogram, subprogram, telegram, tetradrachm, thank-you-ma'am, tinker's damn
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