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pom, Pom /pɑm/
(countable noun) (informal) Usage note: This term is used by many speakers.
A person from Britain, particularly from England. ‘Pom’ can be used as an insult or just as a casual way of referring to someone. It can be written with or without the capital ‘P’ and is an alternative to 'Pommy'.
Example: First Fleet settlers were not just whingeing Poms when they complained about Sydney's blistering heat. A study of weather records made during the colony's first three years has confirmed that, after a relatively pleasant start, it really was hot. (http://www.smh.com.au/national/how-sydney-treated-convicts-to-a-roast-20090726-dxi9.html)
A Pom (one of this dictionary's editors) on holiday back in the UK
(photo by Julia Miller)