One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘Unsurprisingly, Mr Manners took to blundering into my flat at 3.30 am in a most unchivalrous manner: blind drunk, ranting that his mother didn't love him, and mistaking my saxophone case for a lavatory.’
- ‘If he hadn't been blind, staggering drunk, he probably wouldn't have missed.’
- ‘Never, ever go out and get blind drunk with Georgia, Paul, Ronald and Iain and tell them intimate details of your life and expect that they will forget them and not taunt you with them the following morning.’
- ‘I just can't remember doing it, just being on the floor, then feeling sick and deciding to sit up on my bed for a bit, ever the pragmatist, even when blind drunk, in case I was concussed.’
- ‘The Irish (and crowds of people pretending to be Irish) celebrate St Patrick's Day with the day off work and the chance to get blind drunk on Guinness.’
- ‘The blog entry I wanted to write claimed that I was able to install Movable Type Blacklist without a hitch despite being blind drunk and, temporarily, a willful hater of computers.’
- ‘I thought of him while writing this piece because in 1916 he challenged Jack Johnson, the Heavyweight Champion of the World, to a fight, turned up blind drunk and lost within one round.’
- ‘Are there really people in the world who need to be told not to get blind drunk and criticize the boss's politics and/or fashion choices at the company Christmas party?’
- ‘Until the previous day Mr Fairclough had lived in Mr Bartlett's flat in Strensall, but Mr Bartlett had asked him to leave for either taking cocaine or being blind drunk.’
- ‘It's quite sweet she thinks people go to Vegas just to see Celine Dion, rather than just stumbling in blind drunk after losing their kid's college funds on the craps table.’
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