puke ( pukes 3rd person present) ( puking present participle) ( puked past tense & past participle )
1 verb When someone pukes, they vomit.
INFORMAL They got drunk and puked out the window. V
Puke up means the same as puke., phrasal verb
He peered at me like I'd just puked up on his jeans... V P
I figured, why eat when I was going to puke it up again? V n P
2 n-uncount Puke is the same as vomit.
INFORMAL He was fully clothed and covered in puke and piss.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
barf (U.S. slang) be nauseated, be sick, chuck (up) (slang, chiefly U.S.) chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.) disgorge, do a technicolour yawn (slang) heave, regurgitate, retch, spew, throw up (informal) toss one's cookies (U.S. slang) upchuck (U.S. slang) vomit
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