One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very drunk or under the influence of illegal drugs.‘I had a great time going out clubbing and getting off my face’
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘But the promotion and celebration of a drugs culture, which they started, has been catastrophic - along with the idea that being off your face on drugs is equivalent to a state of grace.’
- ‘Back then, doormen were selling everything, and getting off their face and beating people up.’
- ‘You want to get off your face on jungle drugs and see visions.’
- ‘Of course I took some drugs, and of course I got off my face.’
- ‘He said all agreed that in moderation alcohol was a good thing but that TV advertisements portrayed ‘people getting off their face on alcohol’.’
- ‘I'd lose time too if I spent half my existence off my face while the taxi driver takes the scenic route home.’
- ‘It may have been psychosomatic, but I swear I was feeling drunk, high, and generally off my face.’
- ‘Slater was reported to be off his face on liquor and didn't agree with the arrest.’
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