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 (pyo͞ok) Slang
intr. & tr.v. puked, puk·ing, pukes
To vomit.
1. The act of vomiting.
2. Vomit.
3. One regarded as disgusting or contemptible.

[Perhaps imitative.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puking - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouthpuking - the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
ejection, forcing out, expulsion, projection - the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
rumination - regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding
haematemesis, hematemesis - vomiting blood
hyperemesis - severe and excessive vomiting
References in classic literature ?
Then there was a sound of clinking of glasses and of laughter, for it became known that to John and Mary Shakespeare a son had been born, and presently there was brought to be shown to the company "The infant mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.
She begins puking all over herself and the back of my car so I pull into the nearest parking lot which was [an] In-N-Out off of Sunset and Orange in Hollywood"
A true friend will rub your back when you're puking after a night out - so Emma Stone is clearly a great pal to Jennifer Lawrence.
I was in such bad condition, I looked behind me while I'm puking and Miley Cyrus is like, 'Get it together'.
And all that puking and dry-heaving I spent the last ten minutes
This one's got more reviews of books found in the garbage, an article on a true menace: the snakehead fish, interviews with Mass Hysteri, Demon Claws, and Savage Crimes, "Guilty Pleasures" (including mouthing swear words to little kids and puking on things), comics, reviews, and two people commenting on the worst person and worst band at South by Southwest.