chuck up

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chuck up (third-person singular simple present chucks up, present participle chucking up, simple past and past participle chucked up)

  1. (transitive and intransitive, chiefly UK, New Zealand) To vomit; throw up.
    She got ridiculously drunk last night and chucked up in the back of the minicab on the way home.
    Take it easy on the roller coasters or you're going to chuck up your lunch.
  2. (dated, transitive and intransitive) To chuck up the sponge; to give up; to admit defeat; to jig up, throw up, jack up; to break a contract; to abandon or quit (something).

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Last modified on 2 November 2013, at 20:32