With 146 votes now in the “toss up” category, there are obviously a number of different routes to victory for each candidate.
Colorado is still a swing state and, at best, will be a toss up for the GOP in November.
It ain't worth while, gentlemen, to toss up for positions, is it?
Will you be so obliging as to toss up a crown-piece, while I call?'
It is very well to toss up if you have already come to a decision which you cannot quite justify.
I'm ready for anything,—from pitch and toss up to manslaughter.
The two leaders should toss up for choice of partners, and after selecting them, toss again for innings.
If it takes, he may then toss up his nose at my opinion, and claim his work.
It was just a toss up whether I became an Artist or an Auctioneer.
"I'll toss up to see who wears the moccasins," said Bartley.
c.1500, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. dialectal Norwegian tossa "to strew, spread"). Related: Tossed; tossing. Food preparation sense (with reference to salad, etc.) is recorded from 1723. The noun meaning "an act of throwing" is first recorded 1650s. Tosspot "heavy drinker" is from 1560s. Toss-up "even matter" first recorded 1809, from earlier sense of "a flipping of a coin to arrive at a decision" (c.1700). Tosser as a term of contempt in British slang is recorded from 1977, probably from slang toss off "masturbate" (1969); cf. jerk (n.).
Angry; upset; pissed off: She was all torqued because he took someone else out
[1960s+ Black; probably somehow fr the sense ''twisted,'' found by 1572, and hence semantically akin to bent out of shape]