Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Utter foolishness; nonsense.

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  • n. nonsense, rot.

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  • n. pretentious or silly talk or writing

Etymologies

Dialectal tommy, fool (from Tommy, nickname for Thomas) + rot.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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