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Definition of "tossing" []

  • 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)
  • Present participle of toss. (verb)

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  • The motion of something that tosses; a throwing or sudden rising and falling. (noun)
  • The process of washing ores by violent agitation in water, in order to separate the lighter or earthy particles; tozing. (noun)
  • A process for refining tin by dropping it through the air while melted. (noun)
  • Used to disparage or curse someone or something. (adjective)

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Use "tossing" in a sentence
  • "Television promos for the NHL All-Star Game have been running for weeks, each closing with Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin tossing the puck up and spinning around."
  • "Television promos for the NHL All-Star Game have been running for weeks, each closing with Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin tossing ... nhl | Comment | Recommend"
  • "SIEGEL: And independent voters, who seem to be once again tossing the group thats in, out."