care a toss


care a toss
(not) care/give a toss British, informal to not be worried about or interested in someone or something.

She can say what she likes, I don't give a toss what she thinks.

(often + question word)

He's only interested in himself, he doesn't care a toss about his family.

(often + about)

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  • care a toss — ► give (or care) a toss Brit. informal care at all. Main Entry: ↑toss …   English terms dictionary

  • not care a toss — (not) care/give a toss British, informal to not be worried about or interested in someone or something. She can say what she likes, I don t give a toss what she thinks. (often + question word) He s only interested in himself, he doesn t care a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give (or care) a toss usu. with negative Brit. — give (or care) a toss usu. with negative Brit. informal care at all. → toss …   English new terms dictionary

  • toss — ► VERB 1) throw lightly or casually. 2) move from side to side or back and forth. 3) jerk (one s head or hair) sharply backwards. 4) throw (a coin) into the air so as to make a choice, based on which side of the coin faces uppermost when it lands …   English terms dictionary

  • toss — verb 1》 throw lightly or casually.     ↘(of a horse) throw (a rider) off its back.     ↘throw (a coin) into the air so as to make a choice, based on which side of the coin faces uppermost when it lands. 2》 move from side to side or back and forth …   English new terms dictionary

  • toss your head — toss your head/hair/ phrase to move your head quickly upwards, especially when you are angry or do not care about something Thesaurus: to move your headhyponym Main entry: toss …   Useful english dictionary

  • toss your hair — toss your head/hair/ phrase to move your head quickly upwards, especially when you are angry or do not care about something Thesaurus: to move your headhyponym Main entry: toss …   Useful english dictionary

  • toss — I UK [tɒs] / US [tɔs] verb Word forms toss : present tense I/you/we/they toss he/she/it tosses present participle tossing past tense tossed past participle tossed ** 1) a) [transitive] to throw something somewhere gently or in a slightly careless …   English dictionary

  • toss — toss1 [ tɔs ] verb ** ▸ 1 throw something carelessly ▸ 2 get rid of something ▸ 3 move something up and down ▸ 4 cover something in liquid ▸ 5 throw coin into air ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) transitive to throw something somewhere gently or in a slightly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toss — toss1 [tɔs US to:s] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [T] to throw something, especially something light, with a quick gentle movement of your hand toss sth into/onto etc sth ▪ She crumpled the letter and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English