Tomcat meaning

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A male cat.
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To be sexually active with more than one partner. Used of men.
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A popular Java servlet container from the Apache Jakarta project. Tomcat uses the Jasper converter to turn JSPs into servlets for execution. Tomcat is widely used with the JBoss application server. For more information, visit http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat. See Jakarta and JBoss.
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A male cat.
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A tom, a male cat.
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To prowl for sexual gratification.
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To be sexually promiscuous.
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The definition of a tomcat is a male cat.

An example of a tomcat is a sexually active male cat.

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Origin of tomcat

  • From Tom + cat, popularised by The Life and Adventures of a Cat (1760), by an anonymous author, in which the male cat was called Tom.

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