puking


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

puke

 (pyo͞ok) Slang
intr. & tr.v. puked, puk·ing, pukes
To vomit.
n.
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.
Jennifer Lawrence guest-starred on NBC's "Late Night With Seth Meyers" Wednesday and shared her experience of getting drunk and puking all over after the Oscars.
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.
ARE YOU tired of puking teenagers and rowdy drunkenness in you town in the weekends?
One barely noticed the peeing, but the puking culminated a pivot point just before the raucous finale, in which the actors proclaimed, "We're free