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upchuck

[uhp-chuhk]
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verb (used with or without object) Informal.
  1. to vomit.
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Origin of upchuck

First recorded in 1920–25; up- + chuck1
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Related Words for upchuck

gag, regurgitate, heave, eject, breathe, huff, groan, spew, vomit, puff, exhale, hurl, retch, upchuck, barf, expel, puke, emit, ruminate, discharge

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Historical Examples of upchuck

  • One pound less and I'm afraid I'll upchuck that lovely lunch I just ate.

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith


Word Origin and History for upchuck

v.

"to vomit," by 1960, American English slang, from up + chuck (v.) "to throw."

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