Tommy rough

noun

Word History

Etymology

Tommy (nickname for Thomas) + rough; from the roughness of the scales

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tommy rough was in 1886

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“Tommy rough.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tommy%20rough. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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