Definition of Brahms and Liszt in English:

Brahms and Liszt

adjective

British
informal
  • predicative Drunk.

    • ‘How the heck would I know, I'm completely Brahms and Liszt.’
    • ‘During the weekend in the capital Tallinn, while getting totally Brahms and Liszt on a crawl of the bars, he bumped into (perhaps not surprising given his inebriated state) the president of the Estonian Rugby Federation.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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Origin

1930s: rhyming slang for ‘pissed’.

Pronunciation

Brahms and Liszt

/brɑːmzən(d)ˈlɪst/