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toss someone or something back
1. to throw or force someone or something backward. The blast tossed me back into the room. The blast tossed back the emergency personnel.
2. to throw someone or something back to where someone or something came from. My father always threatened to toss me back where I came from, the way a fish is returned to the water. I will toss back all the undersize fish.
1. To return something with a toss: The children on the other side of the fence asked me to toss back the baseball. The catcher tossed the ball back to the pitcher.
2. To fling something, such as a body part, backward: She tossed back her head and laughed. The child tossed his arms back and ran down the hill.
3. To return some fish to the water after catching it: As sport fishermen, we toss back most of the fish we catch. The fish was too small, so I had to toss it back.
4. Slang To drink something quickly, especially in one draft by suddenly tilting: The bartender tossed back a shot of whiskey. I tossed my coffee back and left the restaurant.