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call Ruth

slang To vomit. Geez, I thought I was going to call Ruth out on that boat—I felt so seasick!
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cry Ruth

slang To vomit. Geez, I thought I was going to cry Ruth out on that boat—I felt so seasick!
See also: cry, ruth
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cry ruth

and call ruth and call ralph and cry ralph
tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (see also ruth. Also with capital r.) I think I have to cry ruth! Stop the car! Don’t you dare call ralph in my car!
See also: cry, ruth

call ruth

See also: call, ruth


1. n. a women’s restroom. (see also john.) Point me toward the ruth!
2. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (see also cry ruth, ralph.) I just can’t stand to ruth!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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