throw up


throw up

verb

Definition of THROW UP

1
to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth <she must have eaten something that didn't agree with her because she threw up right after dinner>
2
to make or assemble roughly or hastily <when the townspeople realized that the President's motorcade would be coming through on its way to the conference, they threw up a hasty Welcome sign>
Synonyms jury-rig, patch (together), throw up
Related Words dash (off); jerry-build
Near Antonyms craft, handcraft; fashion, forge, hammer out, pound (out)

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