One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
So drunk as to be swaying or staggering.‘two blokes coming out of a pub rolling drunk’
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘Fears were being expressed that the occasion might be ruined by people falling out of pubs and rolling drunk into the graveyard.’
- ‘Archie and I would then join the candidate in getting rolling drunk.’
- ‘They get rolling drunk and throw up on the carpet.’
- ‘On the Saturday morning, my mother rang the site and the head of security told her I was rolling drunk and knocking people over, but there is no way I was.’
- ‘'She kept drinking cosmopolitans, and when she got to the event she was rolling drunk.’
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