This page is about the slang term Uncle Sam
the U.S.A., the U.S. government
- Most of my students think Uncle Sam made a big mistake by invading Iraq.
- Many people blamed Uncle Sam for the world economic recession.
Origin: first appeared in the early ninteenth century, possibly as a play on the initials "U.S."
If someone says Uncle Sam has too much power in the world, they are referring to
Contributor: Matt Errey