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tossverb

uk   /tɒs/  us   /tɑːs/

toss verb (THROW)

C2 [T usually + adv/prep] to throw something carelessly: He glanced at the letter and then tossed it into the bin. The bull tossed him up into the air. [+ two objects] Andrew tossed him the ball.
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toss verb (FOOD)

[T] When you toss food you shake or mix small pieces of it together with a sauce or dressing: a tossed salad carrots tossed in buttertoss a pancake UK to quickly and suddenly lift the pan in which a pancake (= a thin, flat, round cake) is cooking so that the pancake goes up into the air and turns over before falling back into the pan

toss verb (MOVE)

[T] If you toss your hair or a part of your body you move it up and back suddenly: She tossed her head in annoyance. She tossed back her hair.toss and turn C2 [I] to move about from side to side or turn a lot in bed, especially because you cannot sleep: I was tossing and turning all night.

toss verb (COIN)

C1 [I or T] (also toss sb for sth, also toss up) to throw a coin up into the air and guess which side will land facing up, as a way of making a decision: Let's toss a coin/Let's toss up to see who'll go first. "I'll toss you for it - heads or tails?"

tossnoun

uk   /tɒs/  us   /tɑːs/

toss noun (MOVEMENT)

[C usually singular] a sudden quick movement: "I don't care," she replied with a toss of her head.

toss noun (THROW)

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 somethingwin/lose the toss to guess correctly/wrongly which side of a coin will be facing up when it lands on the ground after being thrown [C] an act of throwing something in a careless or relaxed way
(Definition of toss from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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