Definition for tost (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tossed or (Literary) tost; toss·ing.
verb (used without object), tossed or (Literary) tost; toss·ing.
- 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.
Origin of toss
SYNONYMS FOR toss
Related formstoss·er, nountoss·ing·ly, adverbun·tossed, adjective
Examples from the Web for tost
Stand up amid the general hurricane, thy one tost sapling cannot, Starbuck!Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
He becomes restless as the ocean, impelled by every contrary wind, and tost about by every sportive billow.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II|Francis Augustus Cox
While others have an anchor cast within the veil, these men are driven by the wind and tost.A Lamp to the Path|W. K. Tweedie
But "my state is so tost and weather-beaten, that it hath nowe no anchor-holde left to cleave unto."The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare|J. J. Jusserand
Their talk did me perplex, All night I tumbled and tost; and thought of railroad specs, and how money was won and lost.The History of Gambling in England|John Ashton
British Dictionary definitions for tost
Word Origin for toss
Idioms and Phrases with tost
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