Thursday, December 22, 2005

Definition: Merlion

1: n. The merlion is a statue with the head of a lion and the body of a fish. Its name comes from a portmanteau of mermaid and lion.

The Merlion

2: v. Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students merlioned"; "He merlioned continuously"; "The patient merlioned the food we gave him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

Frank merlioned after eating too much briyani rice for lunch

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