Uncle Tom

Definitions of Uncle Tom
  1. noun
    a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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    example of:
    character, fictional character, fictitious character
    an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
  2. noun
    (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
    synonyms: Tom
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    type of:
    Black, Black person, Negro, Negroid, blackamoor
    a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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