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PUKING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does puking mean? 

PUKING (noun)
  The noun PUKING has 1 sense:

1. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

  Familiarity information: PUKING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUKING (noun)


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Meaning:

The reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

disgorgement; emesis; puking; vomiting; regurgitation; vomit

Hypernyms ("puking" is a kind of...):

ejection; expulsion; forcing out; projection (the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting)

inborn reflex; innate reflex; instinctive reflex; physiological reaction; reflex; unconditioned reflex (an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "puking"):

rumination (regurgitation of small amounts of food; seen in some infants after feeding)

haematemesis; hematemesis (vomiting blood)

hyperemesis (severe and excessive vomiting)


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