Definition of tommyrot in English:


Syllabification: tom·my·rot
Pronunciation: /ˈtämēˌrät


informal dated
  • Nonsense; rubbish: did you ever hear such awful tommyrot?
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    • The idea that someone can't appreciate the immigrant experience just because they happen to be a billionaire, she said, is ‘tommyrot.’
    • Any attempt by the Tories to suggest repeal of the Act ratifying the Constitution will be shouted down as xenophobic or isolationist or some other such tommyrot.
    • Expect an explosion of meaningless tommyrot of an unprecedented magnitude on the red carpet.

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