Definition of tommyrot in English:

tommyrot

Syllabification: tom·my·rot
Pronunciation: /ˈtämēˌrät
 
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noun

informal dated
Nonsense; rubbish: did you ever hear such awful tommyrot?
More example sentences
  • 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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