- (sometimes initial capital letter) a title of a monk in the Benedictine, Carthusian, Cistercian, and certain other monastic orders.
- (usually initial capital letter) a Portuguese title affixed to a man’s given name; Sir: formerly a title of certain dignitaries.
- a male given name, form of .
- dirty old man.
- a suffix forming nouns which refer to domain (kingdom), collection of persons (officialdom), rank or station (earldom), or general condition (freedom).
- to God, the Best, the Greatest.
- (sometimes capital) RC Church a title given to Benedictine, Carthusian, and Cistercian monks and to certain of the canons regular
- (formerly in Portugal and Brazil) a title borne by royalty, princes of the Church, and nobles
- Deo Optimo Maximo
- informal Dirty Old Man
- Dominican Republic (international car registration)
suffix forming nouns
- state or conditionfreedom; martyrdom
- rank or officeearldom
- domainkingdom; Christendom
- a collection of personsofficialdom
abstract suffix of state, from Old English dom “statute, judgment” (see (n.)). Already active as a suffix in Old English (e.g. freodom, wisdom); from stem *do- “do” + *-moz abstract suffix. Cf. cognate German -tum, Old High German tuom.
- 2,5-Dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine; an hallucinogenic agent chemically related to amphetamine.STP