argue the toss

Definition of argue the toss

chiefly British, informal
:to argue or disagree about something that is not important, that cannot be changed, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

argue play
  1. : to give reasons for or against something : reason

  2. : to contend or disagree in words : dispute

  3. : to give evidence of : indicate

toss play
  1. : to throw with a quick, light, or careless motion or with a sudden jerk

  2. : to throw up in the air

  3. : match

  1. : an act or instance of tossing: such as

  2. : throw, pitch

  3. : an abrupt tilting or upward fling


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