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Today's Word "Tommyrot"

Nonsense or foolishness on

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tommyrot /TOM-ee-rot/ (noun) - Nonsense; foolishness.

"While most in the neighborhood were convinced that the old Clancy place was haunted, Bigby was quick to dismiss such notions as utter tommyrot."

 

From English dialectal tommy (fool), shortening of Thomas + English rot.

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