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English noun: Uncle Tom

1. Uncle Tom (person) (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites


SynonymsTom


Broader (hypernym)Black, Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement, ethnic slur

2. Uncle Tom (person) a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe


Instance hypernymcharacter, fictional character, fictitious character









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