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English definition of “toss”

toss

noun (THROW)    /tɒs/ US  /tɑːs/
a toss of a coin an act of throwing a coin in the air and guessing which side will land facing upward as a way of deciding somethingDecisions and decidingGambling and bookmakingTaking risks win/lose the toss to guess correctly/wrongly which side of a coin will be facing up when it lands on the ground after being thrownGambling and bookmakingTaking risks [C] an act of throwing something in a careless or relaxed wayThrowing
(Definition of toss noun (THROW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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