Definition of vomitous in US English:



North American
  • Nauseating.

    • ‘I just don't like looking like a precious, vomitous mess.’
    • ‘But at least I smell of last night's beer and cigarettes; you seem to have rolled in your own vomitous excrement.’
    • ‘She handles the final monologue tastefully, without slipping into vomitous, melodramatic overkill.’
    • ‘But, it was drinking on an empty stomach that made me sick, headachey, vomitous and immobile.’
    • ‘Now I'm sipping peppermint tea and munching on crackers to stave off the vomitous feelings and room swirliness.’
    • ‘I mean, that all was vomitous too, but oh my stars, the camerawork.’
    • ‘Two vomitous byblows of the original series have left me feeling nothing of the enthusiasm that should now possess me.’
    • ‘We're awash in a vomitous sea of caustic humorous comment.’
    • ‘You're having to answer for the vomitous lies you've been spewing for the last 10 years.’
    • ‘And there were a lot of dubious converted-barn enterprises offering a thousand vomitous flavours of yoghurt and cheese rolled in tea leaves and steeped in Baileys.’
    • ‘If I may be permitted a digression into vomitous travelogue clichés, my experiences this summer will forever change the way I think about culture.’
    • ‘If a formula is successful, it will spawn myriad vomitous offspring, which will be rammed down our throats until we are no longer able to appreciate the original.’
    • ‘I grovelled at the altar of the tasteless, hoovering up every nugget of vomitous drivel they chucked my way.’
    • ‘Amid a stark set - think vomitous green and anemic bleached wood - they attacked their roles and produced far more drama around a medical diagnosis than one would think possible.’
    • ‘So who'd turn out that early in the morning to watch grown men make vomitous pigs of themselves?’
    • ‘I was so vomitous after my discovery that I couldn't even eat cookies.’
    foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable, horrid, horrible, dreadful, abominable, atrocious, offensive, obnoxious, odious, unsavoury, repulsive, off-putting, repellent, revolting, repugnant, disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, hateful, nauseating, sickening
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