Tom Thumb

\ ˈtäm-ˈthəm How to pronounce Tom Thumb (audio) \

Definition of Tom Thumb

1 : a legendary English dwarf
2 : a dwarf type, race, or individual

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Synonyms & Antonyms for Tom Thumb


diminutive, dwarf, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp


behemoth, colossus, giant, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monster, titan

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a tiny Tom Thumb of a hamster

First Known Use of Tom Thumb

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Tom Thumb was in 1579

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