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tambourine a small, shallow, one-sided drum with jingling metal disks attached around the rim, played by shaking with one hand and striking with the other. Some tambourines do not have a drum head and make sound only with the colliding of the metal disks.
tame brought or bred out of the wild state and made tractable; domesticated. [7 definitions]
tameable combined form of tame.
tameless untamed, or unable to be tamed.
Tamil any of a people of Dravidian ancestry living primarily in southern India and Sri Lanka. [2 definitions]
Tammany of, relating to, or descriptive of the persons or practices of Tammany Hall.
Tammany Hall a powerful Democratic organization founded in 1789 in New York City, known for its corruption and political abuse in the late nineteenth century.
Tammuz the tenth month of the Jewish lunisolar calendar, occurring from late June through early July in the Gregorian calendar.
tam-o'-shanter a cap or beret of Scottish origin that has a tightfitting headband, a round, floppy crown, and often a tuft or other decoration in the center of the top; tam.
tamoxifen a drug used in the treatment of breast cancer that blocks the action of estrogen.
tamp to compress and pack tightly by repeated light taps. [2 definitions]
tamper1 to meddle so as to damage, alter, or render something ineffective or harmful (usu. fol. by "with"). [2 definitions]
tamper2 a tool for packing something tightly together.
tampion a stopper or cover put over the barrel of a gun or cannon to keep it dry and clean when not in use.
tampon a plug of absorbent cotton or other material inserted into a bodily opening or wound to absorb the flow of blood or other secretions, esp. a commercially manufactured one for absorbing menstrual flow.
tam-tam a large metal gong of indefinite pitch, struck with a soft-headed hammer or stick.
tan to convert (animal skin) into leather by soaking in a tanning solution. [8 definitions]
tanager any of various small, often brightly colored birds with thick bills, found in the Western Hemisphere.
Tananarive see Antananarivo.
tanbark the bark of various trees such as oak or hemlock, as a source of tannin.
tandem one behind another; in single file. [5 definitions]