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Meaning of PUKE

Pronunciation:  pyook

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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!"
  2. [n]  the matter ejected in vomiting
  3. [v]  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"
 

PUKE is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: barf, be sick, bum, cast, cat, chuck, crumb, disgorge, honk, lowlife, purge, rat, regorge, regurgitate, retch, rotter, scum bag, sick, skunk, so-and-so, spew, spue, stinker, stinkpot, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit, vomit up, vomitus
 
 Antonyms: keep down
 
 See Also: body waste, disagreeable person, egest, eliminate, excrement, excreta, excrete, excretion, excretory product, pass, unpleasant person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Puke\, v. t.
    To eject from the stomach; to vomit up.
    
    
  3. \Puke\, n.
    A medicine that causes vomiting; an emetic; a vomit.
    
    
  4. \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.
    
    
 

 

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