tommyrot

noun tom·my·rot \ ˈtä-mē-ˌrät \

Definition of tommyrot

:utter foolishness or nonsense

Examples of tommyrot in a Sentence

  1. no genuinely intelligent and educated person would believe such tommyrot

Origin and Etymology of tommyrot

English dialect tommy fool + English rot



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