Definition of "tossed" []

  • To throw lightly or with a flourish, esp with the palm of the hand upwards (verb)
  • To fling or be flung about, esp constantly or regularly in an agitated or violent way (verb)
  • To discuss or put forward for discussion in an informal way (verb)
  • (of an animal such as a horse) to throw (its rider) (verb)
  • (of an animal) to butt with the head or the horns and throw into the air (verb)
  • To shake, agitate, or disturb (verb)
  • To toss up a coin with (someone) in order to decide or allot something (verb)
  • To move away angrily or impatiently (verb)
  • An abrupt movement (noun)
  • A rolling or pitching motion (noun)
  • The act or an instance of tossing (noun)
  • The act of tossing up a coin (noun)
  • A fall from a horse or other animal (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of toss. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tossed" in a sentence
  • "[Prima Philosophia -- pith and heart of sciences: the author of this aphorism is sound and grounded.] 'If they be not tossed on the waves of _counsel_, they will be _tossed on the waves of fortune_.'"
  • "When politicians and their supporters believe the other side is pursuing policies that would destroy all they cherish, compromise becomes not a desirable expedient but "almost treasonous," to use the phrase tossed about by Gov."
  • "To hear the term tossed around across the political spectrum (or at least, the spectrum of opinion permitted by the political and media establishment) is alarming to say the very least."