Appendix:Glossary of drinking slang

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(slang) The following terms are used as slang terms for drunkenness, or being drunk.

Table of Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A[edit]

  • aled up (mainly North UK)
  • ankled (mainly Bristol)
  • annihilated
  • arse over tit
  • arseholed
  • alc'd

B[edit]

  • baked **
  • ball hair
  • basted
  • battered
  • beating the goat (act of drinking)
  • beered up
  • besotted
  • bevvyed / bevvied / bev'd
  • bladdered
  • blasted
  • blazing
  • blind
  • blitzed **
  • blocked
  • blotto
  • blootered
  • blown **
  • bollocksed
  • bombed
  • boozed-up
  • bozo'd
  • Brahms and Liszt (cockney rhyming slang)
  • buckled
  • bulletproof (Ireland)
  • buggered
  • buttered
  • buzzed *
  • Bac's high (Long Island)

C[edit]

  • caked
  • caned **
  • cemented
  • chopped
  • clattered
  • cock-eyed
  • cocked
  • comfortable
  • cooked
  • crapulent
  • crocked
  • crunked-(Means Crazy Drunk; Often used in reference to getting high and then drunk.
  • crushed
  • cucumbered
  • cunted
  • cut

D,E[edit]

  • damaged
  • dead to the world
  • destroyed
  • discombobulated
  • drunk as a lord
  • drunk as a rat
  • drunk as a skunk
  • elevated
  • embalmed

F[edit]

  • faced
  • faded
  • fanny-bawed (Glasgow)
  • fannied
  • farshnoshket (Yiddish)
  • feck-arsed
  • fecked
  • feeling no pain
  • fired up
  • flaming
  • fossilized
  • fou' (as in "full")
  • four sheets to the wind
  • fricaseed
  • fried **
  • frying
  • fucked/fucked up (not exclusively for drunkenness, of course) **
  • fuck-faced
  • full as a tick

G[edit]

  • gashed (Scotland)
  • gassed
  • ginned up
  • gobbered
  • gone (e.g. "he's so far gone!")
  • goofed
  • gooned
  • greased
  • gunned
  • guppered
  • guttered

H[edit]

  • had
  • had a few
  • had a snootful
  • hairy uncle dan
  • hair of the dog
  • half-cut
  • ham-boned
  • hammered
  • happy * **
  • high **
  • honkeyed
  • hoofed
  • hootered
  • hosed (largely Canadian usage)
  • howling at the moon
  • hurt

I,J,K[edit]

  • illuminated
  • in one's cups
  • inebriated
  • jacked **
  • jugged
  • juiced **
  • kaylied
  • korkified
  • Ker-plunked

L[edit]

  • lacquered
  • lagered up
  • lairy
  • laminated
  • lampfaced
  • lathered
  • langered (Cork, Ireland)
  • lashed
  • leathered
  • legless
  • limber
  • liquored up
  • lit
  • lit up like a Christmas tree
  • loaded (as slang, generally not used in U.K. where it more normally means "wealthy") **
  • locked
  • looped
  • loose
  • loused
  • lubricated

M[edit]

  • maggoted
  • mashed
  • merry *
  • messed up
  • monstered
  • mortal
  • munted
  • motherless
  • mangled

N[edit]

  • newted (from "pissed as a newt")
  • nuggets
  • nodding

O[edit]

  • off his/her/my ass
  • off his/her/my arse
  • off his/her/my face
  • off his/her/my tits
  • off the path
  • off the wagon
  • on a bender
  • on a toot
  • on the piss
  • on the sauce
  • one over the eight
  • one too many (to have had)
  • ossified
  • out of his/her head **
  • out of his/her tree
  • out of it **
  • out of my skull

P,Q[edit]

  • para
  • paralytic
  • perved
  • pickled
  • pie-eyed
  • pished
  • piss drunk
  • pissed
  • pissed as a fart
  • pissed as a parrot
  • pissed out of his/her/my mind
  • pixilated
  • parcel forced
  • plastered
  • plotzed
  • plowed
  • polluted
  • popped
  • potted
  • pounded
  • preserved
  • puggled

R[edit]

  • railed
  • rat-arsed / ratted
  • razzed
  • ringpieced
  • ripped
  • ripped to the giddy tits
  • road soda (beer to-go)
  • rogered
  • ruined

S[edit]

  • sauce monster
  • sauced
  • schnitzeled
  • scunnered
  • screwed on booze
  • shellacked
  • shikker (Yiddish)
  • shit-canned
  • shit-faced
  • shit-housed
  • shite-holed
  • shittered
  • shnockered
  • shwasted
  • Schmammied
  • skulled
  • skunked (from "drunk as a skunk", note: different etymology of "cannabis-intoxicated" meaning, from "skunk", a type of marijuana) **
  • slaughtered
  • slammed
  • slammered (hybrid of slammed and hammered)
  • sloppy
  • sloshed
  • smacked
  • smashed
  • soaked
  • snockered
  • socially confused
  • soused
  • sozzled
  • spice-racked
  • spiced
  • spraked
  • squiffed / squiffy
  • steaming
  • steamboats
  • stewed
  • stinko (as in the phrase "Lets get stinko")
  • stocious
  • strungout
  • swacked
  • swallied (Glasgow slang)
  • Schlitzed
  • sea captained

T[edit]

  • tanked
  • tanked up
  • tee many martoonis
  • three sheets to/in the wind
  • tight
  • tiddly *
  • tipsy *
  • tired and emotional (used to describe politicians who make fools of themselves when drunk, see Private Eye)
  • toasted
  • top-heavy
  • trashed **
  • tripping
  • trollied
  • trousered
  • turnt
  • turnt up
  • turped
  • twatted
  • tweaking **
  • twoasted

U[edit]

  • uncle joe's cabin
  • under the influence
  • under the table

V,W[edit]

  • vulcanized
  • walloped
  • wankered
  • wasted **
  • wazzocked
  • well-oiled
  • whacked
  • whammed
  • wiped out **
  • wobbled
  • wrecked
  • whaled
  • wastey pants

X,Y,Z[edit]

  • Yoopered (Lower Peninsula of Michigan slang)
  • zonked **
  • zooted
  • zood
  • Zzap (Nepalese)

* Refers to slight drunkenness. ** Refers to the possible influence of other recreational drugs (as well as alcohol), most frequently marijuana.