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toss

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb throw TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uthey were tossing the ball around bhí siad ag caitheamh na liathróide tharthe tossed me a pen chaith sé peann chugamhe tossed a grenade at them theilg sé gránáid leo 2 verb throw (coin) to decide sth
TRANSITIVEcaith in airdethe referee tossed the coin chaith an réiteoir an bonn in airdeI'll toss you for it caithfimid bonn in airde air, caithfimid crainn air
INTRANSITIVEbonn a chaitheamh in airdethey tossed for it chaith siad bonn in airde air, chaith siad crainn air
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3 verb COOK flip (pancake) TRANSITIVEcaith in airdetoss the pancake caith an phancóg in airde 4 verb COOK mix together (salad) TRANSITIVEsuaith verb  c m utoss the salad in the dressing suaith an sailéad sa bhlastán 5 verb throw around (boat, passenger etc) TRANSITIVEtuairteáil verb  c m ucaith timpeall PhrV  c m uthe boats were being tossed about bhí na báid á dtuairteáilwe were tossed out of the trailer caitheadh amach as an leantóir muid 6 verb be thrown around INTRANSITIVEbheith ag bocáilwe spent a week tossing on the sea chaitheamar seachtain ag bocáil ar an bhfarraige, chaitheamar seachtain dár dtuairteáil ar an bhfarraigethe branches above us tossed in the wind bhí na géaga os ár gcionn á suaitheadh sa ghaoth 7 verb (of person) move restlessly INTRANSITIVEbheith ag únfairtbheith do d'únfairt féinbheith ag corraí 8 verb move (sth) quickly TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m ushe tossed her hair back chaith sí siar a cuid gruaige 9 verb say (sth) casually TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m urad verb  c m uhe was tossing questions out bhí ceisteanna á radadh amach aigeshe tossed in a suggestion or two chaith sí isteach moladh nó dhó
noun
10 noun act of throwingcaitheamh masc1  c m u 11 noun especially SPOR throwing of coincaitheamh in airdecaitheamh na pingine we won the toss sinne a bhuaigh caitheamh na pingine 12 noun COOK of salad etcsuaitheadh mascgive the tomatoes a bit of a toss tabhair suaitheadh beag do na trátaí 13 noun quick movementcaitheamh masc1  c m u'Sure,' she said, with a contemptuous toss of her head 'Cinnte,' ar sise, ag caitheamh a cinn siar go tarcaisneach 14 noun very informal rubbish, drivelraiméis fem2  c m useafóid fem2  c m utruflais fem2  c m uwhat a load of toss! a leithéid de sheafóid!
phrases

to argue the toss

gach taobh den scéal a chíoradh

to not give a toss

(also

to give a toss

) very informalI couldn't give a toss is cuma liom sa sioc, is cuma liom sa diabhalwho gives a toss about that? nach ríchuma faoi sin?

to toss and turn

bheith ag únfairthe was tossing and turning all night bhí sé ag únfairt an oíche ar fad, bhí sé ag iompú agus ag cartadh ar feadh na hoíche