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toss (something)

1. To dispose of something as trash. Let's toss these leftovers—they've been in here for days. Mom, I can't believe you tossed my painting from art class!
2. To search something or some place, especially in a rough, haphazard, or disorderly manner. The cops came by and tossed our office in their search for incriminating evidence. The guards regularly toss prisoners' cells in order to find contraband items.
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toss

1. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. I was afraid I was going to toss.
2. tv. to throw something away. I’ll toss this one. It’s all scratched.
3. tv. to search someone. (Underworld.) The cops tossed him and found nothing.
4. tv. to drink some liquor; to take a drink of liquor. Toss that drink, and let’s get out of here!
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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