Definition of "tommyrot" [tommyrot]

  • Informal Utter foolishness; nonsense. (noun)

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Use "tommyrot" in a sentence
  • ""Mesquite" had "caught fire" and was up more than 2,000% since 1980, but "tommyrot" had long been worthless."
  • "That was, like most of his bluster, a lot of tommyrot, the former Prime Minister being as sinuous as snake in the savannah."
  • "Blair treated them to a speech that we in the UK would have seen through in a moment five years ago but which, being novel, still plays well elsewhere, notwithstanding that it is the usual meaningless Blair tommyrot:"