Definition of be/get liquored up in English:

be/get liquored up

phrasal verb

North American
informal
  • Be or get drunk:

    ‘he got liquored up again on Friday’
    • ‘But we did make plans to go out a couple of weeks later and had a grand old time partying together, getting liquored up and doing karaoke.’
    • ‘Everyone except for Terri and Guy proceed to get liquored up.’
    • ‘But getting liquored up is not the only way a non-believer can derive entertainment out of this ancient excuse for a Saturday morning space opera.’
    • ‘Of the night before his first college game, age 17, he said, ‘We got liquored up because the beer was there and because we could.’’
    • ‘My father wouldn't let me drive the Porsche but I knew if we all went in one car, once my parents were liquored up, they would give me their keys to drive them home.’
    • ‘Face it; when Canada Day rolls around, nothing else will do, unless of course you're also partial to getting liquored up and rampaging down Whyte Avenue.’
    • ‘He liked getting liquored up and doing battle - his memos to various magazines reek of alcohol but are readable for their truth and their boozy wit.’
    • ‘I can readily imagine my anscestors getting liquored up and charging off to fight 600 against 100,000 in certain knowledge of defeat.’
    • ‘That and I'm having it in a bar, so the audience will have a chance to get liquored up before I go on, which can only make me funnier.’
    • ‘This from a sixty-year old man who still gets liquored up and crashed his ex-wife's wedding.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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