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

Examples of Tom Thumb in a Sentence

a tiny Tom Thumb of a hamster

Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tom Thumb was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Tom Thumb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tom%20Thumb. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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