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1. noun A loud expulsion of digestive gas through the mouth; a noisy belch. I let out a tremendous rolf after drinking all that soda.
2. verb To expel digestive gas noisily through one's mouth; to belch. Could you not rolf like that at the dinner table, please? It makes me sick.
3. verb To vomit. The sight of all that blood nearly made me rolf. The dog started rolfing up the bits of chicken I'd given it.

rolf up

slang To vomit something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rolf" and "up." The dog started rolfing up the bits of chicken I'd given it. The sight of all that blood nearly made me rolf my lunch up.
See also: rolf, up
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