Suggestions that Pom comes from 'pomegranate' type references to sunburn are erroneous.
Used to refer to natives of England, or the United Kingdom more widely.
Sometimes used in a derogative manner; usually used as a term of endearment.
Australian 2 - "Crikey! Too right, the poms are better than us at rugby as well!"
Australian 1 - "Strewth!"
The word pom is commonly used by bums and trailer trash in the southern part of the Netherlands.
Guy 2: Sorry dude, just spent it all on some kush.