Meaning of “vomit” in the English Dictionary

"vomit" in British English

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vomitverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈvɒm.ɪt/ us /ˈvɑː.mɪt/

C2 to empty the contents of the stomach through the mouth:

He came home drunk and vomited all over the kitchen floor.
She was vomiting (up) blood.

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vomit
noun [ U ] uk us

There was a pile of vomit on the floor.
vomiting
noun [ U ] /ˈvɒm.ɪ.tɪŋ/ /ˈvɑː.mɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

There are a range of symptoms, including headache and vomiting.

(Definition of “vomit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vomit" in American English

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vomitverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈvɑm·ɪt/

to empty the contents of the stomach through the mouth, usually in explosive bursts

vomiting
noun [ U ] us /ˈvɑm·ɪ·t̬ɪŋ/

It causes a range of ailments, including headache and vomiting.

vomitnoun [ U ]

us /ˈvɑm·ət/

food or other matter that has come up from the stomach through the mouth

(Definition of “vomit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)