follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

tomtate

[tom-teyt] /ˈtɒm teɪt/
noun
1.
a grunt, Haemulon aurolineatum, inhabiting waters off the West Indies and Florida.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; origin uncertain
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for tomtate
  • One would not expect the data for tomtate to be as rich as the data for summer flounder.

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for tomtate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tomtate

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends