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intr. & tr.v. puked, puk·ing, pukes
1. The act of vomiting.
3. One regarded as disgusting or contemptible.
(Pathology) to vomit
1. (Pathology) the act of vomiting
2. (Pathology) the matter vomited
[C16: probably of imitative origin; compare German spucken to spit]
v. puked, puk•ing,
n. Slang. v.i., v.t.
1. to vomit.n.
3. anything that is repulsive, contemptible, or worthless.
[1590–1600; of uncertain orig.]
Past participle: puked
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|Noun||1.||puke - 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'"|
|2.||puke - the matter ejected in vomiting|
|Verb||1.||puke - 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"|
barf, be sick, regorge, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, sick, spue, disgorge, cat, spew, chuck, honk, regurgitate, purge, cast
verb (Slang) vomit, be sick, throw up (informal), spew, heave, regurgitate, disgorge, retch, be nauseated, chuck (Austral. & N.Z. informal), barf (U.S. slang), chunder (slang, chiefly Austral.), upchuck (U.S. slang), do a technicolour yawn (slang), toss your cookies (U.S. slang) They got drunk and puked out of the window.