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pukey

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.

pukey

and pukoid
mod. disgusting; repellent. Who is that pukey looking guy? I won’t eat that pukoid stuff!
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"To be honest, I was never much of a drinker, although as a teenager I had my pukey mornings."
And if I had a friend who'd allowed my room to be turned into a pukey pink palace, I don't think I'd consider her much of a friend anymore.
'We don't want it to be like the Miss World competition when they walk to the end of a catwalk and give a pukey smile to the audience.
ST: To be honest I was never much of a drinker, although as a teenager I had my pukey mornings, and when my parents died I went through a few months in kind of a party mode where I would go out to clubs every weekend.
Happily, the Big Brother team were only worried about how Melinda was feeling - she'd complained of being "a bit pukey".
She took to her Twitter account to tell fans about her news and wrote "So tired, so pukey, so pregnant...so happy!
"When you say pukey, Melinda, what do you mean," said BB.
A sort of shrunken people carrier in a pukey colour that resembled watered down school custard.
You might recognise him as "Pukey" from the hit Brit flick This Is England, in which he played a boozing, pot-smoking skinhead.
It's a bit pukey for me but if they're happy, who am I to say?" Fran asked Paul what the groaning noises were in the night.