- to accomplish quickly or easily.
- to consume rapidly, especially to drink something up in one swallow: He tossed off a cocktail before dinner.
- British Slang. to masturbate.
Idioms about toss
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OTHER WORDS FROM tosstosser, nountoss·ing·ly, adverbun·tossed, adjective
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How to use toss in a sentence
On a single coin toss, the chances of getting heads or tails is one in two, but the chance of getting heads twice in a row is one in four.Georgia Senate races: Data scientist’s final prediction has Democrats taking both seats|Shawn Tully|January 5, 2021|Fortune
Only a moment later, Mahomes zinged another 20-yard touchdown toss to Hill, giving him 261 yards on the day.Tom Brady rallies the Bucs, but Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill show why Chiefs are NFL’s best|Eric Adelson|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
He passed for more than 400 yards for the fourth time in his career, and one of his five touchdown passes was an underhanded toss to Travis Kelce.NFL games on TV: Games will look different; Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees, Part 2|Cindy Boren|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
The center fielder booted a single, the cutoff man threw poorly toward home, the catcher whiffed a perfectly catchable toss and, just for unnecessary garnish, the losing pitcher forgot to back up home plate.No asterisk required: These Dodgers were historically great — and legitimate champions|Thomas M. Boswell|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
In the South Bay, a coin toss decided a 2000 race for a spot the Otay Water District board.Politics Report: The Election After the Election Is Underway|Andrew Keatts and Scott Lewis|October 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The moment came where newly graduated cops customarily toss their white gloves into the air in celebration.
Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Toss the string beans and mesclun with enough dressing to moisten.
She was gambling on a coin toss where somehow “heads, you win” would have been politically more advantageous than “tails, I lose.”Keystone Senate Failure Is Environmental Kabuki Theater|Ben Jacobs|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Toss in Republican National Committee head Reince Priebus and his Democratic counterpart, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, too.
Then Squinty would toss the apple up in the air, off his nose, and catch it as it came down.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
When he assails a calf, the cow will rush upon him, and one toss from her horns is sufficient to kill him.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
Sues saucy, self-congratulatory toss of the head 14 stung her so that she could have cried out.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
“I am sure they are going to use my idea,” Belle Ringold said, with a toss of her bobbed curls.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
A pure toss up whether he pulls round or not; luckily he has a frame of iron.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for toss
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Other Idioms and Phrases with toss
In addition to the idioms beginning with toss
- toss off
- toss one's cookies
- throw away (toss out)
- throw (toss) one's hat in the ring