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 pukish. We were all quite pukish after such a turbulent plane ride. My poor daughter has been pukish all weekend long.
2. Of, resembling, or related to vomit. There was a pukish 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 pukish flavor. I just think all the clashing colors look pukish on the page.
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mod. nauseated. (Folksy.) That old pukish feeling came over me, and I just let go.
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