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Someone who uses elaborate plots, schemes, lies, or manipulations in order to get out of responsibility and/or grift someone.

The attempted use of elaborate plots, schemes, lies, or manipulations in order to get out of responsibility and/or grift someone.

Or the succesful attempt of elaborate plots, schemes, lies, or manipulations in order to get out of responsibility and/or grift someone.
Tony not only talked his way out the parking ticket, he got the meter maid's phone number. The guy is such a Tom Sawyer.

Larry tried to Tom Sawyer his way through the interview, but just couldn't keep his facts straight.

by Andrew Mullen May 17, 2007
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1. One of Canadian Supergroup Rush's best known songs.

2. The poster song for Rush. Basically the song people know when they pretend to like Rush to gain respect of a friend who likes rush.
A modern warrior mean mean stride, todays Tom Sawyer, mean mean pride.

"i love tom sawyer"
"dude, maybe you should listen to some of their other songs"
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In the South along the Mississippi River, a Tom Sawyer is a lynched black man hanging from a tree whose roots are in the river--making the tree seemingly grow from the riverbed.
Mark Twain should change his name because he ain't that deep. The real Tom Sawyer was in need of a lawyer before he took the dead man's leap.
by Mamma Murder May 14, 2010
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Based on the character from classic American literature, it is the act of tricking someone into doing things they would normally never do voluntarily, all the while having them believe they are the one getting over on you.
Dude, after I Tom-Sawyer'd the prude she was begging me give her the Glass Bottom Boat treatment.
by JVanG April 20, 2005
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That one song by a given band that everyone knows, even if they know nothing else by the band.

Named for the song by Rush.
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A filtered drink with origins in South Eastern Minnesota. One part Root Beer, one part Lemonade, and a shot of Citris Juice (fresh squeezed oranges). The official party flavor of twenty first century America.
Hey bartender can I get another hit of OJ in my Tom Sawyer, I need that vitamin C pick-me-up!
by moyer_s6x February 15, 2009
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