nom

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See also: -nom and -nöm

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from nomination, nominee, and so on.

Noun[edit]

nom (plural noms)

  1. Nomination.
    • 2000 May 30, "Webmaster -- Kevin Stroud" (username), "Re: RBL nomination for 195.235.113.140 (mail.teleline.es) -- 5th supporting email, in news.admin.net-abuse.email, Usenet:
      I have already submitted a revised (in terms of format) nomination. [] In the future I will try to better organize my information (one message per nom, snip out excess spam if I post, etc.).
    • 2001 July 17, "William Tunstall-Pedoe" (username), "problems/suggestions for this group", in alt.anagrams, Usenet:
      The obvious way to reduce the number of noms is to increase the standard.
    • 2010 February 13, "Juan F. Lara" (username), "2/5-7 Weekend BoxOffice", in rec.arts.animation and rec.arts.disney.animation, Usenet:
      Particularly "Mr. Fox" now that it has an Oscar nom to boast about.
  2. Nominator.
  3. Nominee.

Verb[edit]

nom (third-person singular simple present noms, present participle nomming, simple past and past participle nommed)

  1. (transitive, informal) To nominate.
    • 1998, "blaque" (username), "A Teeny Favor (Was: Re: NOMINATION: Ms A.T. Rookie (fwd)", in alt.tasteless, Usenet:
      I have a little request to make. When you kids nom, do you think you could make clear who it is you're nomming -- and maybe even include the article headers for the voters (and the judge) -- many of whom are not psychics?
    • 2001, "William Tunstall-Pedoe" (username), "problems/suggestions for this group", in alt.anagrams, Usenet:
      Quite a big percentage of the anagrams posted here get nommed - IMO it should only be around 20% or so.
    • 2007, Variety staff, "Composer Prince dies" (obituary):
      Emmy-nommed composer Robert Prince died March 4 in Los Angeles after a brief illness.

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

nom

  1. (colloquial) Used to denote eating, or enjoyment of eating. Commonly used as "om nom nom".
    [to a baby] You are so cute, I could just eat you right up! Nom nom nom.
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Verb[edit]

nom (third-person singular simple present noms, present participle nomming, simple past and past participle nommed)

  1. (colloquial) to eat
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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nomen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

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Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. A name, especially a last name or family name.
    Un nom de famille est un nom propre. — A family name is a proper noun.
    Votre nom et prénom, s'il vous plaît. — Your last name and first name, please.
  2. A noun.
    Un nom de famille est un nom propre. — A family name is a proper noun.

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Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen.

Noun[edit]

nom

  1. name

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nomen.

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Noun[edit]

nom m (plural nomi)

  1. (grammar) noun

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

nom

  1. Third-person preterite form of nimen

Occitan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen.

Noun[edit]

nom m (plural noms)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen

Noun[edit]

nom m (oblique plural noms, nominative singular noms, nominative plural nom)

  1. name

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Particle[edit]

nom

  1. don't
    Tadan nom! - Don't be afraid!

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