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  • adj. Tossing the head, as in scorn or pride; hence, proud, contemptuous, affectedly indifferent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tossing the head, as in scorn or pride; hence, proud; contemptuous; scornful; affectedly indifferent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tossing; especially, tossing the head as in scorn or contempt; hence, affectedly indifferent; pert; contemptuous.


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toss +‎ -y


  • 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:

    blog: Work is kicking my fat skinny behind

  • 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?

    It's Velly British

  • 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!

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • 'I don't think it could ever be tossy and soapy here like it used to be at

    The Rectory Children

  • "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."

    A Pair of Clogs

  • "No, not so much of them; but I don't sleep as I should: feverish and tossy -- spend half my nights punching my pillow."

    The Bag of Diamonds

  • It's OK, it seems, to yammer away on your tossy phone to your tossy mates. - News

  • I'm sure there's more but due to my tossy memory, that's all I've got for now. | Pole to Polar: The Secret Life of a Manic Depressive

  • I also spent some tossy-turny time last night struggling with The Accuser.

    LutheranChik's "L" Word Diary

  • Graeme Smith, South Africa's captain, simply laughed at the notion of putting England into bat if he won the tossy. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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