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Definition of Uncle Tom noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Uncle Tom

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(taboo, offensive)
 
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sometimes used in the past to refer to a black man who wants to please or serve white people From a character in the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Uncle Tom

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