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English noun: puke

1. puke (person) a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible


SamplesOnly a rotter would do that.
Kill the rat.
Throw the bum out.
You cowardly little pukes!.
The British call a contemptible person a `git'.


Synonymsbum, crumb, dirty dog, git, lowlife, rat, rotter, scum bag, skunk, so-and-so, stinker, stinkpot


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable person, unpleasant person

2. puke (substance) the matter ejected in vomiting


Synonymsbarf, vomit, vomitus


Broader (hypernym)body waste, excrement, excreta, excretion, excretory product


English verb: puke

1. puke (body) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth


SamplesAfter drinking too much, the students vomited.
He purged continuously.
The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night.


Synonymsbarf, be sick, cast, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew, spue, throw up, upchuck, vomit, vomit up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)egest, eliminate, excrete, pass


Antonymskeep down









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