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1. To cast or fling someone or something downward. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "down." He tossed down the book down shouted at the kids to be quiet. The security guard tossed me down when I tried to get by him.
2. To cast or fling someone or something down through or into something. A noun or pronoun is used between "toss" and "down." I tossed the gun down the storm drain so the police wouldn't find it. Our toddler tossed my wallet down the toilet, so I can't go anywhere until it gets dry!
3. To eat or drink something very quickly or voraciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "toss" and "down." I tossed down the meal as quickly as I could so I could get back on the road. After losing his job, he sat at the bar tossing drinks down all night. You're going to suffer for it tomorrow if you keep tossing down shots like that.
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toss something down
Fig. to drink down a drink quickly. He tossed a beer down and left the bar. Sam tossed down a couple of shots.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To drink something quickly, especially in one draft by suddenly tilting: We went to a bar and tossed down a couple of beers. I poured the medicine into a small cup and tossed it down.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.