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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

    "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

  2. vomit, vomitus, puke, barf(verb)

    the matter ejected in vomiting

  3. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up(verb)

    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

    "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"


  1. puke(Adjective)

    A fine grade of woolen cloth

    1599, William Shakespeare, 1 Henry IV, ii.4

  2. puke(Adjective)

    A very dark, dull, brownish-red color.

  3. Origin: 1581, first mention is the derivative pukishness. In 1600, "to spit up, regurgitate", recorded in the Seven Ages of Man speech in Shakespeare's As You Like It. Perhaps ultimately from pukanan, from beu-. If so, then cognate with fauchen. Compare also spugen, spucken, spiwan. More at spew.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puke(verb)

    to eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew

  2. Puke(verb)

    to eject from the stomach; to vomit up

  3. Puke(noun)

    a medicine that causes vomiting; an emetic; a vomit

  4. Puke(adj)

    of a color supposed to be between black and russet

  5. Origin: [Etymol. uncertain.]


  1. Puke

    Puke is the debut EP by the Huntington Beach, California punk rock band Guttermouth, released in 1991 by Dr. Strange Records. It is currently out of print, however all of the tracks were re-issued on the CD re-release of the band's debut album Full Length LP a year later.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Puke

    pūk, v.i. to spew, vomit: to sicken.—n. vomit: an emetic.—n. Pū′ker, one who vomits. [Perh. for spuke. Cf. Spew.]

  2. Puke

    pūk, adj. (Shak.) of a colour between black and russet: reddish-brown: puce.—n. Puke′-stock′ing (Shak.), a dark-coloured stocking.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puke in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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