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noun [countable] toss pronunciation in American English /tɔs/
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  1. 1
    the act of throwing something gently or in a slightly careless way
  2. 2
    the act of throwing a coin into the air in order to make a decision based on which side the coin falls on
    win the toss:

    South Africa won the toss and decided to bat.

  3. 3
    the act of moving your head quickly upward, especially when you are angry or do not care about something

    She dismissed the question with a toss of her head.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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