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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.]
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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
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Soon after that, the guests started puking and fell ill, as told by a guest.
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