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[uhp-chuhk] /ˈʌpˌtʃʌk/
verb (used with or without object), Informal.
to vomit.
Origin of upchuck
1920-25; up- + chuck1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • One pound less and I'm afraid I'll upchuck that lovely lunch I just ate.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin and History for upchuck

"to vomit," by 1960, American English slang, from up + chuck (v.) "to throw."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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up a tree

adjective phrase

In a predicament; faced with a dilemma; helpless (1825+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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