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 toss toss

noun

  • ( ) the act of flipping a coin  ( flip, toss )
    the act of flipping a coin
  • ( ) (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team  ( flip, pass, toss )
    (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
     the pass was fumbled
    the pass was fumbled
  • an abrupt movement  ( toss )
    an abrupt movement
     a toss of his head
    a toss of his head
  • verb

  • ( ) throw or toss with a light motion  ( flip, pitch, sky, toss )
    throw or toss with a light motion
     flip me the beachball
    flip me the beachball
     toss me newspaper
    toss me newspaper
  • ( ) lightly throw to see which side comes up  ( flip, toss )
    lightly throw to see which side comes up
     I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!
    I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!
  • ( ) throw carelessly  ( chuck, toss )
    throw carelessly
     chuck the ball
    chuck the ball
  • ( ) move or stir about violently  ( convulse, jactitate, slash, thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, toss )
    move or stir about violently
     The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
    The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed
  • ( ) agitate  ( toss )
    agitate
     toss the salad
    toss the salad
  • ( ) throw or cast away  ( cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out )
    throw or cast away
     Put away your worries
    Put away your worries


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