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upchuck

[uhp-chuhk] /ˈʌpˌtʃʌk/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), Informal.
1.
to vomit.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; up- + chuck1
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v.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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upchuck

verb

To vomit; throw up; barf, ralph: It is enough to make one upchuck

[1925+; fr up plus chuck, ''throw'']


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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