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sharp cookie

A particularly smart, witty, or clever person. Dan: "I'm having a heck of a time doing my taxes, I just don't understand it at all." Steve: "You should get in touch with my uncle, he's one sharp cookie!" We're always looking to hire sharp cookies like you.
See also: cookie, sharp

tough cookies

An interjection indicating that one has no sympathy for the situation another person is in or how that person feels about it. Sam: "When you said I'd be getting a car for my birthday, I didn't think it would be some beat-up old van like this!" Dad: "Well, tough cookies! You should be thankful to have a car at all!" A: "Ugh, I feel so horrible this morning." B: "Tough cookies. If you want to drink yourself silly, then that's the price you pay."
See also: cooky, tough

tough luck

1. noun Adverse circumstances resulting in misfortune or hardships; bad luck. John's had some tough luck lately—he really can't seem to catch a break.
2. adjective Involving such circumstances. When used as an adjective, the term is often hyphenated. The deadline is non-negotiable, so don't come to me with some tough-luck story about how you couldn't finish your assignment.
3. interjection I have no sympathy for the situation you are in or how you feel about it. A: "When you said I'd be getting a car for my birthday, I didn't think it would be some beat-up old van like this!" B: "Tough luck! You should be thankful to have a car at all!"
See also: luck, tough

toss (one's) cookies

slang To vomit, especially violently or in great amount. Primarily heard in US. With the way that boat was rocking back and forth, I felt like I was going to toss my cookies over the side at any minute.
See also: cooky, toss

juice and cookies

trivial and uninteresting snacks or refreshments. The party was not much. Nothing but juice and cookies. After juice and cookies, we all went back into the meeting room for another hour of talk, talk, talk.
See also: and, cooky, juice

shoot one's cookies

 and shoot one's breakfast; shoot one's supper
Sl. to empty one's stomach; to vomit. I think I'm gonna shoot my cookies. I shot my supper, and I was glad to get rid of it.
See also: cooky, shoot

snap one's cookies

Sl. to vomit; to regurgitate. I think I'm gonna snap my cookies. some jerk snapped his cookies on the sidewalk.
See also: cooky, snap

toss one's cookies

Sl. to vomit. Don't run too fast after you eat or you'll toss your cookies. Oh, I feel terrible. I think I'm going to toss my cookies.
See also: cooky, toss

tough luck

 and tough cookies
That is too bad. (Said as a reply to someone relating an unfortunate situation.) Tough luck, but that's the way the cookie crumbles. That's too bad, tough cookies.
See also: luck, tough

toss one's cookies

Vomit, as in A roller-coaster ride may make her toss her cookies. This slangy euphemism dates from the first half of the 1900s.
See also: cooky, toss

toss your cookies

vomit. North American informal
See also: cooky, toss

blow (one’s) cookies

tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Okay, if any of you guys gotta blow your cookies or something, do it here, not inside!
See also: blow, cooky

blow cookies

verb
See also: blow, cooky

drop one’s cookies

tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (see also toss one’s cookies.) If you feel like you’re going to drop your cookies, don’t do it on the carpet.
See also: cooky, drop

shoot one’s cookies

and shoot one’s breakfast and shoot one’s supper
tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. I shot my supper, and I was glad to get rid of it. Whoa! I think I’m gonna shoot my cookies!
See also: cooky, shoot

snap one’s cookies

tv. to vomit; to regurgitate. Some jerk snapped his cookies on the sidewalk.
See also: cooky, snap

toss one’s cookies

and throw one’s cookies and toss one’s lunch and toss one’s tacos
tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Fred stepped over to the bushes and raucously tossed his tacos. Yuck! He tossed his cookies in the backseat!
See also: cooky, toss

throw one’s cookies

verb
See also: cooky, throw

tough luck

and tough cookies
interj. That is too bad. Tough luck, but that’s the way the cookie crumbles. Tough cookies, Tom! That’s life.
See also: luck, tough

tough cookies

verb
See also: cooky, tough

woof cookies

tv. to vomit. Waldo had to woof cookies in the bushes.
See also: cooky, woof

toss (one's) cookies

To vomit.
See also: cooky, toss
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