slang An unpleasant or painful inhalation while smoking marijuana. I figured it was a harsh toke based on how much you were coughing.
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1. n. an irritating puff of a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Wow, that was a harsh toke. Yuck!
2. n. anything or anyone unpleasant. Sally can sure be a harsh toke when she wants.
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