Tom and Jerry

noun Tom and Jer·ry \ ˌtäm-ən(d)-ˈjer-ē \

Definition of Tom and Jerry

: a hot drink that is a combination of a toddy and an eggnog

Origin and Etymology of tom and jerry

Corinthian Tom & Jerry Hawthorne, characters in Life in London (1821) by Pierce Egan †1849 English sportswriter


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