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Slang

throw up

This page is about the slang term throw up

Meaning

to vomit

For example

  • Hank got so drunk last night that he was throwing up in the bathroom.

  • Oh no! My cat has thrown up on my new Persian carpet.

Quick Quiz

People usually throw up when they are

a. playing tennis

b. learning English

c. feeling sick

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Contributor: Matt Errey