toss out

Definition of toss out

US
1 :to put (something that is no longer useful or wanted) in a trash can, garbage can, etc. :to throw (something) out
  • It's time to toss out those bananas.
  • Did you toss the newspapers out already?
2 :to refuse to accept or consider (something)
  • His testimony was tossed out by the judge.
3 :to mention (something) as a possible thing to be done, thought about, etc. :to suggest
  • She tossed out a couple of ideas for improving the company's Web site.
4 :to force (someone) to leave a place
  • They tossed him out of the bar after he started a fight.

Word by Word Definitions

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

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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