tossed Definition

  • 1throw (something) somewhere lightly, easily, or casually
  • 2move or cause to move from side to side or back and forth
  • 3to mix ingredients by gently turning one part over another

Using tossed: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tossed" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She tossed the ball to her friend.

  • Example

    The ship was tossed by the waves.

  • Example

    He tossed the salad with a light dressing.

tossed Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for tossed

Antonyms for tossed

Phrases with tossed

  • tossed and turned

    to be restless and unable to sleep


    I was so worried about the exam that I tossed and turned all night.

  • toss-up

    a situation in which two possibilities are equally likely


    It's a toss-up whether we'll go to the beach or the park today.

  • toss your cookies

    to vomit


    The smell of the garbage made me want to toss my cookies.


Summary: tossed in Brief

The verb 'tossed' [tɒst] means to throw something lightly or move it back and forth. It can also refer to mixing ingredients. Examples include 'She tossed the ball to her friend,' and 'He tossed the salad with a light dressing.' Phrases like 'tossed and turned' describe restlessness, while 'toss-up' denotes equal likelihood. 'Toss your cookies' is an informal phrase meaning to vomit.