retch
Pronunciation Verb

retch (retches, present participle retching; past and past participle retched)

  1. To make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; to strain, as in vomiting.
    • Here he grew inarticulate with retching.
Translations
  • German: würgen
  • Italian: avere conati di vomito
  • Portuguese: engulhar
  • Russian: пыта́ться
  • Spanish: tener arcadas
Noun

retch (plural retches)

  1. An unsuccessful effort to vomit.
Translations Verb

retch (retches, present participle retching; past and past participle retched)

  1. (ambitransitive, obsolete) To reck
Related terms Verb

retch (retches, present participle retching; past and past participle retched)

  1. (dialectal) to reach



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