Definition of barf in English:

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Pronunciation: /bärf/
informal, chiefly North American


[no object]
Example sentences
  • 08: 16 a.m. - Andy apologetically dives under the bed and finishes barfing.
  • To balance this there are sickly terrifying moments aplenty: projectile infected-blood barfing, a crazed dog darting out of the woods to attack, a rotting friend locked away in a tool shed.
  • The place is all set up for a smashing party - $90 and you'll be barfing all the way back to the idle buffet with your very own bottle of Chivas Regal.


Vomited food.
Example sentences
  • 08: 15 a.m. - Rana returns to bedroom to find kitty barf all over the bed.
  • Besides cleaning up barf, breaking up fights and propping up staggering patrons, owners and waiters can get sued if overly-lubricated lushes kill or injure someone on their drive home.
  • I've cleaned up a lot of cat barf in my time, and normally it's not so bad.


1960s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with barf

behalf, calf, chaff, coif, giraffe, Graf, graph, half, laugh, scarf, scrum half, staff, strafe, wing half

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Syllabification: barf

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