Meaning of “Uncle Sam” in the English Dictionary


"Uncle Sam" in American English

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Uncle Samnoun [ U ]

us /ˈʌŋ·kəl ˈsæm/

the US, or a symbol for the US or its government that is pictured as a tall, thin man with a white beard (= hair on the face) and a tall hat wearing clothes colored like the American flag

(Definition of “Uncle Sam” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)