from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly; confuse.
  • transitive verb To stupefy with alcohol; intoxicate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To stupefy or muddle with intoxicants; make stupidly drunk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To becloud and confuse, as with liquor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive to perplex or confuse (someone)
  • verb transitive to stupefy someone, especially with alcohol

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make stupid with alcohol
  • verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly


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  • such a silly-sounding word. but on that note, it DOES communicate the meaning aptly, in my opinion.

    November 16, 2008