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 in a sentence
Uncle Sam wants you to join the Army!
Origin and Etymology 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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