One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Out of one's mind; crazy.
- ‘I think you're out of your skull for coming back.’
- ‘When Rhi moved in I was very ill, depressed out of my skull, afraid of the world and generally an apathetic blob.’
- ‘Anyone who seriously thought Lord Of The Rings was going to win the top honours is out of their skull.’
- ‘‘I knew I would go out of my skull if I didn't work,’ she says.’
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘Emil's drunk out of his skull and Lexi's scared to death.’
- ‘I was bored out of my skull listening to about two and a half hours of the above.’
- ‘I hope Elvis was wasted out of his skull and bought it as a joke, but that's wishful thinking.’
- ‘‘He was clearly out of his skull on drugs,’ he said.’
- ‘I'm in Canada, and drunk out of my skull, mind you, so ignore me. / / thread rot…’
- ‘She's the responsible one, even when she's hammered out of her skull.’
- ‘People can feel there is nothing to identify with but David Beckham, and all that's left is to get out of your skull on drugs and alcohol.’
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