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Dictionary Definition

toss

Noun

1 the act of flipping a coin [syn: flip]
2 (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" [syn: pass, flip]
3 an abrupt movement; "a toss of his head"

Verb

1 throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper" [syn: flip, sky, pitch]
2 lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!" [syn: flip]
3 throw carelessly; "chuck the ball" [syn: chuck]
4 move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed" [syn: convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, jactitate]
5 throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" [syn: discard, fling, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away]
6 agitate; "toss the salad"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A throw, a lob, of a ball etc., with an initial upward direction (often implying a lack of care.)
  2. The toss of a coin before a cricket, football etc. match

Translations

A throw, a lob, of a ball etc.
  • Hebrew:
The toss of a coin before a cricket, football etc. match
  • Hebrew:

Verb

  1. To throw with an initial upward direction.
  2. To flip a coin.
  3. To discard.
  4. To stir or mix (used only for salad).
  5. In the context of "UK|vulgar|slang": To masturbate

Translations

To throw with an initial upward direction
  • Hebrew: ,
To flip a coin.
  • Hebrew:
To discard
  • Hebrew:
To stir or mix (used only for salad)

Extensive Definition

Toss, Tossed or Tossing may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agitate, agonize, be poised, billow, blind bargain, blunder, bob, bobble, bowl, break, bung, call, careen, career, cast, cast at, cast lots, catapult, chance at odds, change of pace, change-up, chuck, chuck at, chunk, clap, coggle, comb, crash, curve, cut lots, cut the cards, dangle, dart, dash, downcurve, draw lots, draw straws, ebb and flow, even break, even chance, fair shake, falter, fastball, fidget, fifty-fifty, fire, fire at, fling, fling at, flip, flip out, flounce, flounder, fluctuate, flutter, fork, forward pass, freak out on, gamble, gambling chance, game, get high on, glow, go pitapat, half a chance, have the fidgets, have the shakes, heave, heave at, hobbyhorse, hurl, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, imbibe, incurve, jerk, jiggle, joggle, knuckleball, labor, lance, lash, lateral, lateral pass, launch, let fly, let fly at, librate, lift, lob, look all over, look everywhere, lot, lurch, make heavy weather, match coins, matter of chance, nutate, odds, oscillate, outcurve, palpitate, pant, pass, peak, peg, pelt, pendulate, pitch, pitch and plunge, pitch and toss, pitchfork, plank, play, play at dice, play the ponies, plop, plump, plunge, plunk, popple, potluck, potshot, pound, propel, put, put the shot, quaff, quake, quaver, quiver, raffle off, rake, random shot, ransack, rear, reel, resonate, rifle, rise, rise and fall, rock, roll, rummage, scend, scour, screwball, search high heaven, seethe, send, serve, service, shake, shake down, shake up, shiver, shoot craps, shot-put, shy, shy at, sinker, sip, slap, slider, sling, sling at, smash, snap, speculate, spitball, spitter, sport, sporting chance, square odds, squirm, stagger, standoff, stir up, struggle, stumble, sup, surge, swag, swallow, sway, swell, swell with emotion, swing, thrash, thrash about, thrill, thrill to, throb, throw, throw at, thrust, tilt, tingle, tingle with excitement, toss and tumble, toss and turn, toss at, toss-up, totter, touch and go, tremble, tumble, turn inside out, turn on to, turn upside down, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, undulate, upcurve, vacillate, vibrate, volutation, wag, waggle, wallop, wallow, wave, waver, welter, wiggle, wobble, wriggle, writhe, yaw
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