Definition of vomitous in US English:



North American
  • Nauseating.

    • ‘If I may be permitted a digression into vomitous travelogue clichés, my experiences this summer will forever change the way I think about culture.’
    • ‘You're having to answer for the vomitous lies you've been spewing for the last 10 years.’
    • ‘So who'd turn out that early in the morning to watch grown men make vomitous pigs of themselves?’
    • ‘I mean, that all was vomitous too, but oh my stars, the camerawork.’
    • ‘I just don't like looking like a precious, vomitous mess.’
    • ‘Now I'm sipping peppermint tea and munching on crackers to stave off the vomitous feelings and room swirliness.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘She handles the final monologue tastefully, without slipping into vomitous, melodramatic overkill.’
    • ‘We're awash in a vomitous sea of caustic humorous comment.’
    • ‘I grovelled at the altar of the tasteless, hoovering up every nugget of vomitous drivel they chucked my way.’
    • ‘But, it was drinking on an empty stomach that made me sick, headachey, vomitous and immobile.’
    • ‘I was so vomitous after my discovery that I couldn't even eat cookies.’
    • ‘But at least I smell of last night's beer and cigarettes; you seem to have rolled in your own vomitous excrement.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Two vomitous byblows of the original series have left me feeling nothing of the enthusiasm that should now possess me.’
    • ‘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.’
    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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