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- Rhymes: -aʊd
- simple past tense and past participle of plough
ploughed (comparative more ploughed, superlative most ploughed)
- Turned over with the blade of a plough to create furrows (usually for planting crops).
- (figuratively, rare) Well-trodden or well-researched, previously explored.
- (slang) Drunk.
- 1983, Gillian Brown; George Yule, Discourse Analysis:
- they stacked the glass up + right up to the level that you would normally have if you had ice in your drink anyway + and consequently I got ploughed
- 2020, Tom Leveen, Party:
- "I said are you allowed to drink? You know, beer. Whatever. Isn't it against your religion?" […] There were a few kids at school who said they were Mormon, but that didn't stop 'em from getting ploughed, and other kids who went to church but smoke and drank and cussed and screwed.