throw one's voice

vb
Australian
to vomit. One of many colourful synonyms originating in Australia in the late 1950s. Since the 1970s the expression is often shortened simply to throw.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • throw one’s voice — tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. □ Wally’s in the john throwing his voice. □ Another drink of that stuff and Don’ll be throwing his voice all night …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • To throw one's self upon the country — Country Coun try (k?n tr?), n.; pl. {Countries} ( tr?z). [F. contr[ e]e, LL. contrata, fr. L. contra over against, on the opposite side. Cf. {Counter}, adv., {Contra}.] 1. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throw — n, vb (to) vomit. Throw is a short form of syno nyms such as throw up, throw one s voice, etc …   Contemporary slang

  • throw up — n, vb (to) vomit. Throw is a short form of syno nyms such as throw up, throw one s voice, etc …   Contemporary slang

  • voice — n See throw one s voice …   Contemporary slang

  • throw — ► VERB (past threw; past part. thrown) 1) propel with force through the air by a rapid movement of the arm and hand. 2) move or put into place quickly, hurriedly, or roughly. 3) project, direct, or cast (light, an expression, etc.) in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • throw — [thrō] vt. threw, thrown, throwing [ME throwen, to twist, wring, hurl < OE thrawan, to throw, twist, akin to Ger drehen, to twist, turn < IE base * ter , to rub, rub with turning motion, bore > THRASH, THREAD, Gr teirein, L terere, to… …   English World dictionary

  • throw — /throh/, v., threw, thrown, throwing, n. v.t. 1. to propel or cast in any way, esp. to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball. 2. to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun… …   Universalium

  • throw — [[t]θroʊ[/t]] v. threw, thrown, throw•ing, n. 1) to propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion: to throw a ball[/ex] 2) to hurl or project (a missile), as a gun does 3) to project or cast (light, a shadow, etc.) 4) to project (the voice) 5)… …   From formal English to slang

  • throw — verb (past threw; past participle thrown) 1》 propel with force through the air by a rapid movement of the arm and hand.     ↘send (one s opponent) to the ground in wrestling, judo, etc.     ↘(of a horse) unseat (its rider).     ↘Cricket bowl (the …   English new terms dictionary

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