Definition of puke verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

puke

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pjuːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they puke
BrE BrE//pjuːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːk//
 
he / she / it pukes
BrE BrE//pjuːks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːks//
 
past simple puked
BrE BrE//pjuːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːkt//
 
past participle puked
BrE BrE//pjuːkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːkt//
 
-ing form puking
BrE BrE//ˈpjuːkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpjuːkɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] puke (something) (up) (informal) to vomit The baby puked all over me this morning. That guy makes me puke! (= makes me angry) I puked up my dinner. Word Origin late 16th cent.: probably imitative; first recorded as a verb in: “At first the infant, mewling, and puking in the nurse's arms”, in Shakespeare's As you like it (ii. vii. 144).

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