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toss

2 noun
     
toss2 [countable]
1 the act of throwing a coin in the air to decide something, especially who will do something first in a game:
The toss of a coin decided who would go first.
win/lose the toss
Malory won the toss and will serve.
2HBH a sudden backwards movement of your head, so that your hair moves, often showing anger:
'I'll see,' the nurse said, with an officious toss of her head.
3 a gentle throw
4

not give a toss

British English spoken to not care about something at all:
I really couldn't give a toss what Sam thinks.

➔ argue the toss

at argue (5)

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