puke

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Puke \Puke\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Puked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puking}.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew.

The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Puke \Puke\, verb (used with an object) To eject from the stomach; to vomit up.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Puke \Puke\, noun A medicine that causes vomiting; an emetic; a vomit.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Puke \Puke\, adjective [Etymol. uncertain.] Of a color supposed to be between black and russet. --Shak.

Note: This color has by some been regarded as the same with puce; but Nares questions the identity.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

puke

noun

1: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a 'git'" [syn: {rotter}, {dirty dog}, {rat}, {skunk}, {stinker}, {stinkpot}, {bum}, {puke}, {crumb}, {lowlife}, {scum bag}, {so-and-so}, {git}]

2: the matter ejected in vomiting [syn: {vomit}, {vomitus}, {puke}, {barf}]

verb

1: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: {vomit}, {vomit up}, {purge}, {cast}, {sick}, {cat}, {be sick}, {disgorge}, {regorge}, {retch}, {puke}, {barf}, {spew}, {spue}, {chuck}, {upchuck}, {honk}, {regurgitate}, {throw up}] [ant: {keep down}]


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