toss, to



  • To turn over food, usually with two spoons, so that it becomes coated with a dressing, e.g. melted butter on vegetables or vinaigrette dressing on salads
  • To coat pieces of food with a powder such as flour by shaking them together in a bag
  • To turn over something being cooked in a frying pan by throwing it into the air with a flicking motion of the pan and catching it