ralph


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Related to ralph: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ralph Nader

ralph

 (rălf)
intr.v. ralphed, ralph·ing, ralphs Slang
To vomit.

[Imitative use of the name Ralph.]

ralph

(rælf)
vb (intr)
to vomit

ralph


Past participle: ralphed
Gerund: ralphing

Imperative
ralph
ralph
Present
I ralph
you ralph
he/she/it ralphs
we ralph
you ralph
they ralph
Preterite
I ralphed
you ralphed
he/she/it ralphed
we ralphed
you ralphed
they ralphed
Present Continuous
I am ralphing
you are ralphing
he/she/it is ralphing
we are ralphing
you are ralphing
they are ralphing
Present Perfect
I have ralphed
you have ralphed
he/she/it has ralphed
we have ralphed
you have ralphed
they have ralphed
Past Continuous
I was ralphing
you were ralphing
he/she/it was ralphing
we were ralphing
you were ralphing
they were ralphing
Past Perfect
I had ralphed
you had ralphed
he/she/it had ralphed
we had ralphed
you had ralphed
they had ralphed
Future
I will ralph
you will ralph
he/she/it will ralph
we will ralph
you will ralph
they will ralph
Future Perfect
I will have ralphed
you will have ralphed
he/she/it will have ralphed
we will have ralphed
you will have ralphed
they will have ralphed
Future Continuous
I will be ralphing
you will be ralphing
he/she/it will be ralphing
we will be ralphing
you will be ralphing
they will be ralphing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ralphing
you have been ralphing
he/she/it has been ralphing
we have been ralphing
you have been ralphing
they have been ralphing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ralphing
you will have been ralphing
he/she/it will have been ralphing
we will have been ralphing
you will have been ralphing
they will have been ralphing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ralphing
you had been ralphing
he/she/it had been ralphing
we had been ralphing
you had been ralphing
they had been ralphing
Conditional
I would ralph
you would ralph
he/she/it would ralph
we would ralph
you would ralph
they would ralph
Past Conditional
I would have ralphed
you would have ralphed
he/she/it would have ralphed
we would have ralphed
you would have ralphed
they would have ralphed
Translations
Ralf

ralph

(US sl)
vi (= vomit)sich erbrechen, kotzen (inf)
n (= food thrown up)Kotze f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Ralph de Vipont, a knight of St John of Jerusalem, who had some ancient possessions at a place called Heather, near Ashby-de-la-Zouche, occupied the fifth pavilion.
As the son of an East India merchant and the son-in-law of Ralph Waldo Emerson, he was a Bostonian of the Brahmin caste.
Fogg's usual partners at whist: Andrew Stuart, an engineer; John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, bankers; Thomas Flanagan, a brewer; and Gauthier Ralph, one of the Directors of the Bank of England-- all rich and highly respectable personages, even in a club which comprises the princes of English trade and finance.
Yes, Ralph was gone before the news was brought to us.
Nathaniel’s coat, sir, was not fully made, And Gabriel’s pumps were all unpink’d i’ th' heel; There was no link to color Peter’s hat, And Walter’s dagger was not come from sheathing; There were none fine, but Adam, Ralph, and Gregory.
My ancestor, Sir Ralph Musgrave, as a prominent Cavalier and the right-hand man of Charles the Second in his wanderings,' said my friend.
Ralph (as she used to call him) had said something about going to the theatre; that I thought he had given up the idea, but I must have been mistaken, and should certainly sit up for him.
But, master, I know from him, and he got it from the Sheriff's man Ralph o' the Scar, that this same knavish Sheriff hath but laid a trap for thee in this shooting match and wishes nothing so much as to see thee there.
My mother and I were left without a relation in the world except one uncle, Ralph Smith, who went to Africa twenty-five years ago, and we have never had a word from him since.
His most daring liberty was taken with her mind, which, for reasons of his own, he desired to be exalted and infallible, and of such independence that it was only in the case of Ralph Denham that it swerved from its high, swift flight, but where he was concerned, though fastidious at first, she finally swooped from her eminence to crown him with her approval.
At the head of their respective companies rode the five captains: Red Shandy; John Flory; Edwild the Serf; Emilio, Count de Gropello of Italy; and Sieur Ralph de la Campnee, of France.
Ralph Conyers and Granet were sitting side by side, engrossed in conversation.