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Definitions of toss

  1. To fling; to roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to be tossed. To toss up, to throw a coin into the air and wager on which side it will fall. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To throw with the hand; especially, to throw with the palm of the hand upward, or to throw upward; as, to toss a ball. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To lift or throw up with a sudden or violent motion; as, to toss the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To agitate; to make restless. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Hence, to try; to harass. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To keep in play; to tumble over; as, to spend four years in tossing the rules of grammar. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To throw with the hand; to throw upward; to pitch; lift or throw up, as the head, quickly; put into violent motion; to cause to rise and fall; as, the waves tossed the vessel. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To throw up suddenly or violently: to cause to rise and fall: to make restless: to agitate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To throw up; pitch; agitate violently; jerk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To throw, pitch, or fling up or about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to write; to fling. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To roll or tumble; be made to rise and fall. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To be tossed: to be in violent commotion: to tumble about: to fling. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To tumble about; fling. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. throw or cast away; "Put away your worries" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. agitate; "toss the salad" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. an abrupt movement; "a toss of his head" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. To throw oneself from side to side; be moved, rocked, or blown about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. To throw with the hand; to throw upward; to throw up with a sudden or violent motion; to cause to rise and fall, or to move to and fro; to agitate. To toss the oars, to throw them with their blades up in a perpendicular direction, as a salute. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To throw with the hand; to throw upwards; to lift or throw up with a sudden or violent motion; to roll and tumble. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. the act of flipping a coin Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. A throwing upward, or with a jerk; the act of tossing; as, the toss of a ball. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A throwing up of the head; a particular manner of raising the head with a jerk. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A throwing upward; a pitch; a fling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Act of throwing upward: a throwing up of the head. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. TOSSER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. Act of tossing; jerk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. The act of tossing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The state of being tossed about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A throwing upward or with a jerk; the act of tossing; a throwing up of the head; a particular manner of raising the head with a jerk. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for toss

  1. But just put yourself in my place, and think of how Lord Ralles had talked to me as if I was his servant, had refused my apology and thanks, and been as generally " nasty" as he could, and perhaps you won't blame me that, after looking through his trousers, I gave them a toss which, instead of sending them back into the hut, sent them over the edge of the trail. – The Great K. & A. Robbery by Paul Liechester Ford
  2. Probably it would be a part of his pleasure to toss a few crumbs to his wife. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
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