Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tossing; especially, tossing the head as in scorn or contempt; hence, affectedly indifferent; pert; contemptuous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Tossing the head, as in scorn or pride; hence, proud; contemptuous; scornful; affectedly indifferent.
- toss + -y (Wiktionary)
“Anyway, I'll feel all tossy-turny if I don't at least provide some bullet points, especially on the matter of the Insane and Terrifying Full-Frontal Door Assault:”
“An NYC Yahoo interviewed just a second ago on teevee was flippy and hair-tossy excited as she bemoans the fact that she has to go through all of this fuss at the airports now--I mean, she has to fly--come on, whatever way of traveling is there to these Generation Y-ers?”
“Lousy tossy-turny night, boss coming back a week earlier than originally planned, have to get up an hour earlier tomorrow to take the car in so they can fix the auto-unlock, grumble mutter... maybe I should just take it out on the new Pen-Elayne graffiti wall via Our Word... drop by and leave your pithy scrawlings!”
“I don't think it could ever be tossy and soapy here like it used to be at”
“You've no call to be so tossy in your ways, Miss Mary," said Rice, the outspoken old nurse at the White House; "handsome is as handsome does.”
“No, not so much of them; but I don't sleep as I should: feverish and tossy -- spend half my nights punching my pillow.”
“It's OK, it seems, to yammer away on your tossy phone to your tossy mates.”
“I'm sure there's more but due to my tossy memory, that's all I've got for now.”
“I also spent some tossy-turny time last night struggling with The Accuser.”
“Graeme Smith, South Africa's captain, simply laughed at the notion of putting England into bat if he won the tossy.”
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