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“… rebecca i'm going to toss the beach ball …”

meanings of toss


  1. To lift with a sudden or violent motion.
  2. To discard: to toss out.
  3. To masturbate.
  4. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean, or as a ship in heavy seas.
  5. To peak (the oars), to lift them from the rowlocks and hold them perpendicularly, the handle resting on the bottom of the boat.
  6. To drink in large draughts; to gulp.
  7. To subject to trials; to harass.
  8. To keep in play; to tumble over.
  9. To flip a coin, to decide a point of contention.
  10. To agitate; to make restless.
  11. To search (a room or a cell), sometimes leaving visible disorder, as for valuables or evidence of a crime.
  12. To stir or mix (a salad).
  13. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion.
  14. To throw with an initial upward direction.


  1. A haughty throwing up of the head.
  2. A jot, in the phrase 'give a toss'.
  3. A throw, a lob, of a ball etc., with an initial upward direction, particularly with a lack of care.
  4. The coin toss before a cricket match in order to decide who bats first, or before a football match in order to decide the direction of play.
  5. A measure of sprats.
  6. A state of agitation; commotion.
  7. Plural of TOS.

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