Tom-and-jerry Definition

täm ən jerē
Tom and Jerries
noun
A hot drink made of rum and brandy or whiskey, beaten eggs, sugar, water or milk, and nutmeg.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Tom-and-jerry

Noun

Singular:
tom-and-jerry
Plural:
Tom and Jerries

Origin of Tom-and-jerry

  • After Corinthian Tom and Jerry Hawthorn, characters in Life in London, a novel by Pierce Egan (1772–1849)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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