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1Under the influence of drugs, especially marijuana.‘he was up in the deck chair getting stoned’
stupefied, insensible, befuddledView synonyms
- ‘They all remained silent, took a long drink, and absorbed the stoned Scotsman's words of wisdom.’
- ‘We had a couple of smokes and by 4am we had solved all the worlds problems with our stoned chitter chatter.’
- ‘I remember it made more sense to me when I was stoned than straight.’
- ‘We cannot have drunk drivers going around on the streets, and I don't want a stoned one to knock me over either.’
- ‘One night halfway through the first year, he woke me up at half two in the morning, stoned and visibly shaken.’
- ‘The boy band are unlikely to last much into next year but not because of the classic rock cliches of getting stoned and violent.’
- ‘It was both empowering and slightly surreal, given my supremely stoned state.’
- ‘Samuel was dead serious, even in his stoned state he knew a little about what was going on.’
- ‘It does worry me when I see stoned parents carrying children - and I have seen this.’
- ‘Some really stoned musician once said that songs write themselves, you just have to be listening.’
- ‘By the time they got there we were stoned out of our heads.’
- ‘Carly suddenly squealed, pointing at a guy in the corner of the room who was getting stoned.’
- ‘His dope addiction was anything but under control, he was so stoned he couldn't function a lot of the time.’
- ‘So I had all this time on my hands with nothing to do; or I thought there was nothing to do because I was stoned all the time.’
- ‘I personally only get stoned to write poetry, never only for the point of getting stoned.’
- ‘It was 10 when John rolled in with a beatific smile, clearly stoned.’
- ‘It's fitting that this looks like it will appeal to stoned teens, because it feels like it was written by them too.’
- ‘One night a bunch of us snuck into church and took photos of my stoned friend doing his impression of the minister behind the pulpit.’
- ‘People are not going to forget their responsibilities overnight, nor is everyone going to start turning up to work stoned.’
- ‘I was a kind of hippy kid with long hair and a desire to spend most of my days getting stoned.’
- 1.1 Very drunk.
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