vomit comet n. any form of transportation on which riders are (jocularly) said to become nauseated or seasick, such as an airplane that simulates zero-gravity conditions or a bus that transports late-night revelers. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. Timothy Ray says:

    When I entered into the construction industry in 1974 a vomet comet was widely used to refer to the lunch wagon truck appearing before work, break and at lunch.

  2. I did find one other use of the term used in that way, but the incidence didn’t seem common enough to warrant inclusion.

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