toss verb

1 throw sth carelessly

ADV. carelessly, casually She picked up the package and casually tossed it into her bag. | aside, away, back, over She tossed back her blonde hair.

PREP. into, out of, to He tossed the letter over to me.

2 keep moving up and down/from side to side

ADV. restlessly She tossed about restlessly all night with a high fever. | about He was tossed about in his boat.

PHRASES toss and turn He tossed and turned all night, unable to sleep.

3 cover food in a sauce

ADV. gently, lightly | well | together

PREP. in Toss the vegetables lightly in olive oil.