puke meaning, puke definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( 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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See also:

pucker, puck, puce, puckered

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