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
- ‘But although there was a scare with my first sample being clear, as we'd only just arrived, my second proved that I, along with the entire Sunday Herald table, was completely ratted and therefore allowed to keep the trophy.’
- ‘Mind you, in a country where people who get completely ratted before driving their cars into bus queues of pensioners can sue the barman who served them, I guess you can't be too careful.’
- ‘We'd already lost interest and turned the film into a drinking game, meaning we were ratted by the time the titles came up.’
- ‘In fact I would safely say that having cash spare at the end of the week, how many pints of larger it would take to get ratted and the chances of getting laid where much more serious concerns.’
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