Definition of under the table in English:

under the table

phrase

  • 1informal Very drunk.

    ‘by 3.30 everybody was under the table’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
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  • 2(especially of making a payment) secretly or covertly.

    ‘he accepted a slew of payoffs under the table’