puke

[ pyook ]
/ pyuk /

verb (used with or without object), puked, puk·ing. Slang.

to vomit.

noun

  1. any food or drink that is repulsive.
  2. anything or anyone that is contemptible or worthless.

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Origin of puke

First recorded in 1590–1600; perhaps imitative
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Example sentences from the Web for puke

  • Raoul heard the Puke suck in a deep breath through his missing front teeth.

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British Dictionary definitions for puke

puke
/ (pjuːk) slang /

verb

to vomit

noun

the act of vomiting
the matter vomited

Word Origin for puke

C16: probably of imitative origin; compare German spucken to spit
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