verb[no object] • informal
- Feel as if one is about to vomit; retch: he stood there almost kecking from disgustMore example sentences
- He did appreciate the chickens again, though not to the point of kecking, and thought that any farm animal that made noise (notably a turkey and some pigs) was amusing.
- There's no reason to believe the president has any inclination to stop him from kecking up his verbal bile all over the office carpets again.
- I was actually kecking with him!
early 17th century: imitative.
- Cow parsley or a similar plant.More example sentences
- Other names, such as the ugly "keck", or the ominous "devil's oatmeal" have less to recommend them.
- It sounds like cow parsley to me too, or possibly some sort of keck type thing.
early 17th century: from earlier dialect kex (perhaps of Celtic origin), interpreted as plural.