Vomit vs. Hork - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Vomit (verb)

    To regurgitate or eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; puke.

  • Vomit (verb)

    To regurgitate and discharge (something swallowed); to spew.

  • Vomit (verb)

    To eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit.

  • Vomit (noun)

    The regurgitated former contents of a stomach; vomitus.

  • Vomit (noun)

    The act of regurgitating.

  • Vomit (noun)

    That which causes vomiting; an emetic.

  • Hork (verb)

    To foul up; to be occupied with difficulty, tangle, or unpleasantness; to be broken.

    "I downloaded the program, but something is horked and it won't load."

  • Hork (verb)

    To steal, especially petty theft or misnomer in jest.

    "Can I hork that code from you for my project?"

  • Hork (verb)

    To vomit, cough up.

  • Hork (verb)

    To throw.

    "Let's go hork pickles at people from the back row of the movie theatre."

  • Hork (verb)

    To eat hastily or greedily; to gobble.

    "I don't know what got into her, but she horked all those hoagies last night!"

  • Hork (verb)

    To move.

    "Go hork the kegs from out back."

Oxford Dictionary

  • Vomit (verb)

    eject matter from the stomach through the mouth

    "she used to vomit up her food"

    "the sickly stench made him want to vomit"

  • Vomit (verb)

    emit (something) in an uncontrolled stream or flow

    "the machine vomited fold after fold of paper"

  • Vomit (noun)

    matter vomited from the stomach

    "the cell stank of vomit and urine"

  • Vomit (noun)

    an emetic.

Webster Dictionary

  • Vomit (verb)

    To eject the contents of the stomach by the mouth; to puke; to spew.

  • Vomit

    To throw up; to eject from the stomach through the mouth; to disgorge; to puke; to spew out; - often followed by up or out.

  • Vomit

    Hence, to eject from any hollow place; to belch forth; to emit; to throw forth; as, volcanoes vomit flame, stones, etc.

  • Vomit (noun)

    Matter that is vomited; esp., matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth.

  • Vomit (noun)

    That which excites vomiting; an emetic.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Vomit (noun)

    the matter ejected in vomiting

  • Vomit (noun)

    a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

  • Vomit (noun)

    the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

  • Vomit (verb)

    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;

    "After drinking too much, the students vomited"

    "He purged continuously"

    "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

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