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English definition of “toss”

toss

verb     /tɒs/
toss sth away/into/on, etc to throw something somewhere carelessly: He read the letter quickly, then tossed it into the bin.Throwing
[I, T] (also toss up) to throw a coin in the air and guess which side will land facing upwards as a way of deciding somethingThrowing
(Definition of toss verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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