Definition of tommyrot in English:



dated, informal
  • Nonsense; rubbish.

    ‘did you ever hear such awful tommyrot?’
    • ‘Expect an explosion of meaningless tommyrot of an unprecedented magnitude on the red carpet.’
    • ‘The idea that someone can't appreciate the immigrant experience just because they happen to be a billionaire, she said, is ‘tommyrot.’’
    • ‘Any attempt by the Tories to suggest repeal of the Act ratifying the Constitution will be shouted down as xenophobic or isolationist or some other such tommyrot.’
    prattle, chatter, twitter, babble, talk, prating, gabble, jabber, blether, rambling
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