- throw (something) somewhere lightly or casually；(of a horse) throw (a rider) off its back.
- an act or instance of tossing something；the action of tossing a coin as a method of deciding which team has the right to make a particular decision at the beginning of a game
verb: toss, 3rd person present: tosses, gerund or present participle: tossing, past tense: tossed, past participle: tossed
- 1. throw (something) somewhere lightly or casually Suzy tossed her bag on to the sofa she tossed me a box of matches 同義詞
- ▪ (of a horse) throw (a rider) off its back.
- ▪ throw (a coin) into the air in order to make a decision between two alternatives, based on which side of the coin faces uppermost when it lands we could just toss a coin 同義詞
- 2. move or cause to move from side to side or back and forth the trees tossed in the wind I tossed and turned all night 同義詞
- ▪ jerk (one's head or hair) sharply backwards Paula pursed her lips and tossed her head she stood up, tossing her hair out of her eyes 同義詞
- ▪ shake or turn (food) in a liquid, so as to coat it lightly toss the pasta in the sauce 同義詞
- 3. North American informal search (a place) I could demand her keys and toss her office
- 1. an act or instance of tossing something a defiant toss of her head the toss of a coin
- ▪ the action of tossing a coin as a method of deciding which team has the right to make a particular decision at the beginning of a game Somerset won the toss and chose to bat