|—vb , -its, -iting, -ited|
|1.||to eject (the contents of the stomach) through the mouth as the result of involuntary muscular spasms of the stomach and oesophagus|
|2.||to eject or be ejected forcefully; spew forth|
|3.||the matter ejected in vomiting|
|4.||the act of vomiting|
|5.||a drug or agent that induces vomiting; emetic|
|[C14: from Latin vomitāre to vomit repeatedly, from vomere to vomit]|
vomit vom·it (vŏm'ĭt)
v. vom·it·ed, vom·it·ing, vom·its
To eject part or all of the stomach contents through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary spasmic movements. n.
The act or an instance of ejecting matter from the stomach through the mouth.
Matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.
|vomit (vŏm'ĭt) Pronunciation Key
Matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth, usually as a result of involuntary muscle contractions.