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Meaning of UNCLE TOM

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a servile black character in a novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. [n]  contemptuous name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
 
 Synonyms: Tom
 
 See Also: Black, black person, blackamoor, character, fictional character, fictitious character, Negro, Negroid

 

 

 

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