Uncle Tom Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"Uncle Tom" in British English

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Uncle Tomnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌʌŋ.kl̩ˈtɒm/  us   /-ˈtɑːm/ offensive disapproving
a ​blackperson who is ​considered to be too ​eager to ​agree with ​whitepeople or too ​willing to be ​treated in a way that is not ​equal to ​whitepeople
(Definition of Uncle Tom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Uncle Tom" in American English

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Uncle Tomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʌŋ·kəl ˈtɑm/ disapproving
an ​African American who is ​considered to be too ​eager to be ​friendly and helfpul to ​whiteAmericans in ​authority
(Definition of Uncle Tom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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