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drunk-and-disorderly

Definitions

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

  • n. someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly

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Examples

  • Mr. Jones went haywire after the wrenching divorce, repeatedly trying to win back Ms. Wynette and lurching beyond the usual drunk-and-disorderly into the throes of drug-fueled psychosis.

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  • Their two witnesses were two DJs from the courtroom down the hall where they were drunk-and-disorderly defendants.

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  • Then you're going to be thrown in the tank for drunk-and-disorderly and resisting arrest.

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  • I suspect the Friday night chaos the BBC loves to show us has more to do with the scandalous fact that thenumber prosecuted for being drunk-and-disorderly has collapsed from 30,700 prosecutions to 16,400 each year between 2000 and 2006 as police chased other targets – and started imposing these daft £40 fines instead of taking people to the cells.

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  • I've run into pesky "covenants of silence" many times in my research, but usually they have more to do with illegitimate children or drunk-and-disorderly convictions than with "special powers."

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  • Beyond the three of them, the Change leader in Boston had a record as well, for drunk driving and drunk-and-disorderly, and one of the Japanese leaders had a history of "political crimes," whatever that might be.

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  • A few traffic warrants, a drunk-and-disorderly, participation in a couple of bar fightsmpretty clean for an itinerant cowboy.

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  • 'Now they want to hold him for drunk-and-disorderly.

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  • 'Anyway, he's being held for drunk-and-disorderly,' the attorney said.

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  • Even the all too common drunk-and-disorderly cases had a flavour of their own, for one man, being dismissed with a small fine under condition that he would sign the pledge, assented willingly; but on being asked for how long he would take it, replied, 'I mostly take it for life, your worship.'

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