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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PUKE, v.i. [Heb. to evacuate, to empty; L. vacuo; to burst forth; L. spuo, for spuco,with a prefix. The radical sense is to throw or drive.] To vomit; to eject from the stomach.
PUKE, n. A vomit; a medicine which excites vomiting.
PUKE, a. Of a color between black and russet.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'" [syn: rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git]
2: the matter ejected in vomiting [syn: vomit, vomitus, puke, barf] v
1: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

Merriam Webster's

verb (puked; puking) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1600 vomit puke noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. sl. --v.tr. & intr. vomit. --n. vomit. Derivatives: pukey adj. Etymology: 16th c.: prob. imit.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puke Puke, a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Of a color supposed to be between black and russet. --Shak. Note: This color has by some been regarded as the same with puce; but Nares questions the identity.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puke Puke, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Puked; p. pr. & vb. n. Puking.] [Cf. G. spucken to spit, and E. spew.] To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew. The infant Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puke Puke, v. t. To eject from the stomach; to vomit up.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puke Puke, n. A medicine that causes vomiting; an emetic; a vomit.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(pukes, puking, puked) 1. When someone pukes, they vomit. (INFORMAL) They got drunk and puked out the window. VERB: V Puke up means the same as puke. He peered at me like I'd just puked up on his jeans... I figured, why eat when I was going to puke it up again? PHRASAL VERB: V P, V n P 2. Puke is the same as vomit. (INFORMAL) He was fully clothed and covered in puke and piss.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. n. 1. Vomit, spew. 2. Sicken, be disgusted. II. v. a. Vomit, spew, cast up, throw up.

Moby Thesaurus

barf, be nauseated, be seasick, be sick, bring up, cascade, cast, cat, choke on, chuck up, disgorge, disgorgement, egest, egesta, egestion, feed the fish, feel disgust, gag, gagging, heave, heave the gorge, heaves, heaving, keck, louse, nausea, prick, regurgitate, regurgitation, reject, retch, scum, shit, shithead, shoot, sick up, sicken at, spew, stinkard, throw up, turd, upchuck, vomit, vomiting, vomition, wretch


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