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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