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vomit

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noun vom·it \ˈvä-mət\

Simple Definition of vomit

  • : the food, liquid, etc., that comes out of your body through your mouth when you vomit

Full Definition of vomit

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of disgorging the contents of the stomach through the mouth; also :  the disgorged matter

  2. 2 :  emetic

Origin of vomit

Middle English, from Anglo-French vomite, from Latin vomitus, from vomere to vomit; akin to Old Norse vāma seasickness, Greek emein to vomit


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with vomit


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vomit

verb vom·it

Simple Definition of vomit

  • : to have the food, liquid, etc., that is in your stomach come out through your mouth because you are sick

Full Definition of vomit

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to disgorge the stomach contents

  3. 2 :  to spew forth :  belch, gush

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to disgorge (the contents of the stomach) through the mouth

  6. 2 :  to eject violently or abundantly :  spew

  7. 3 :  to cause to vomit

vom·it·er noun

Examples of vomit

  1. The dog vomited on the floor.

  2. The patient was vomiting blood.



15th Century

First Known Use of vomit

15th century


VOMIT Defined for Kids

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vomit

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noun vom·it \ˈvä-mət\

Definition of vomit

  1. :  material from the stomach brought up suddenly through the mouth




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vomit

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verb vom·it

Definition of vomit

vom·it·edvom·it·ing

  1. :  to bring up the contents of the stomach through the mouth





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