1. [mid-19C+] (US) to vomit; usu. in phrs. below.
2. [late 19C+] (US) to kill.
3. [late 19C+] (US) to evade.
4. [1920s+] (orig. US) to get rid of, to dispose of.
5. [1990s+] (US) of a CD, radio etc, to turn off.
[1950s+] (Aus./US) to vomit.
[mid-19C+] (Aus.) a genteel euph., to vomit.
[1940s+] (US campus) to vomit.
see blow (one’s) groceries under blow v.1
[1960s] (Aus.) to vomit.
1. [1920s+] (Aus./US) to vomit (cf. blow lunch under blow v.1 ).
2. to lose one’s temper.
SE in slang uses
see under leather n.
see move n.
see also under relevant n.
[20C+] to lose a good deal of money, usu. through betting.
[1940s+] (gay) to abandon homosexuality to become a heterosexual.
see toss one’s lollies under toss v.
[18C] to be drunk and thus lose one’s sense of direction.
[1940s] to lose one’s temper.
[1960s] (US) to become hysterical.
[19C] of a woman, to have sexual intercourse.
1. [early 19C–1930s] (also get put out of mess) to die; thus keep the number of one’s mess, to avoid death.
2. [1910s] to lose one’s position; to fall from social or professional grace.
1. [1900s] (Aus.) to lose control of someone else.
2. [1970s+] (Irish) to lose one’s self-control.
[20C+] (Aus.) a general excl. of dismissal or disdain.