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1. Nauseated; queasy; given to vomiting. "Puke" is a slang term for vomit. Could you stop the car for a bit? I'm feeling a little pukey. We were all quite pukey after such a turbulent plane ride. My poor daughter has been pukey all weekend long.
2. Of, resembling, or related to vomit. There was a pukey smell coming from the back of the plane. Someone must have thrown up. It's apparently a delicacy in this region, but I just couldn't stand the pukey flavor.
3. Causing nausea or vomiting. For some reason, my sister has always considered carrots pukey. I just can't stand pukey roller coasters anymore.
4. Causing aversion or disgust; repulsive, distasteful, or offensive. I can't believe they promoted that pukey guy to run the entire company! They've been passing some pukey legislation over the last few years.
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mod. disgusting; repellent. Who is that pukey looking guy? I won’t eat that pukoid stuff!
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