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Is pom a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word pom is a Scrabble US word. The word pom is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Is pom a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word pom is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

P3O1M3

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3 letters words from 'pom'

MOP 7POM 7

2 letters words from 'pom'

MO 4OM 4
OP 4PO 4

All 3 letters words made out of pom

pom opm pmo mpo omp mop

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Definitions and meaning of pom

pom

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɒm/
  • Rhymes: -ɒm

Etymology 1

Australian from 1912. Shortening of pomegranate, rhyming slang for immigrant (“imme-granate”), with additional reference to the fact that the harsh Australian sun could turn British immigrants' skin pomegranate red.

Noun

pom (plural poms)

  1. (Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, derogatory) An Englishman, a Briton; a person of British descent.
    • 1987, Linda Christmas, The Ribbon and the Ragged Square: An Australian Journey, page 27,
      I could see more than mere humour in car stickers that read ‘Grow your own Dope: Plant a Pom’ ... ‘Keep Australia Beautiful: Shoot a Pom’.
    • 1989, Tony Wheeler, Australia: A Travel Survival Kit, Lonely Planet, page 10,
      The prize for being Australia′s original pom goes to the enterprising pirate William Dampier, who made the first investigations ashore about 40 years after Tasman and nearly 100 years before Cook.
    • 2008, Lawrence Booth, Cricket, Lovely Cricket?, page 214,
      At one stage a group called British People Against Racial Discrimination complained to the Advertising Standards Board in Australia about an advert for Tooheys beer that claimed it was ‘cold enough to scare a Pom’.
    Synonyms: Brit, limey
Usage notes

The use of this word to refer to a British person is a racial slur. There has been lots of debate on the subject, but it is taken as a term of offence by those at whom it is directed.

Derived terms
See also
  • kiwi
  • pompom
  • Yank
  • Wikipedia article on Alternative words for British
References

Etymology 2

Shortening of pomegranate.

Noun

pom (plural poms)

  1. (cocktail) An American alcoholic drink containing vodka and pomegranate juice.

Anagrams

  • MOP, MPO, OPM, PMO, mop

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • pomu

Etymology

From Latin pōmus. Compare Daco-Romanian pom.

Noun

pom m (plural ponj)

  1. fruit tree
  2. fruit

Related terms

See also

  • arburi
  • fructu

Interlingue

Noun

pom

  1. apple

Ladino

Etymology

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Noun

pom ? (Latin spelling)

  1. apple
    Synonym: mansana

Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French pomme

Noun

pom

  1. apple

References

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Rade

Etymology

Borrowed from French pompe.

Verb

pom

  1. to pump

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin pōmus, from Proto-Italic *poomos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂po-h₁ém-os (taken off), from *h₂epo (off) + *h₁em- (take). See pomum.

Noun

pom m (plural pomi)

  1. fruit tree

Declension

Related terms

See also

  • arbore
  • copac

White Hmong

Etymology

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *bu̯ət (to see). Cognate with Iu Mien buatc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɒ˩̰ˀ/

Verb

pom

  1. to see
  2. to tattle

References

  • Sue Murphy Mote, Hmong and American: Stories of Transition to a Strange Land →ISBN, 2004)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (colloquial) a Pomeranian dog.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)