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ralph Syllabification: ralph

Definition of ralph in English:


[no object] informal, chiefly North American
Example sentences
  • I feel like ralphing in the trash barrel outside Mr. Toad's Wild Ride instead.
  • My head was killing me, and I felt like I was going to ralph any second.
  • Often I'd have to lean over the edge of the cot and ralph.


1960s: origin uncertain; apparently a use of the male given name Ralph, but perhaps imitative.

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