vom·it / ˈvämət/ • v. (-it·ed , -it·ing ) [intr.] eject matter from the stomach through the mouth: the sickly stench made him want to vomit | [tr.] she used to vomit up her food. ∎ [tr.] emit (something) in an uncontrolled stream or flow: the machine vomited fold after fold of paper.• n. 1. matter vomited from the stomach. 2. archaic an emetic.DERIVATIVES: vom·it·er n.
1. vb. to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth (see vomiting).
2. n. the contents of the stomach ejected during vomiting. Medical name: vomitus.