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  • Drunk: "As he was slightly in his cups, Mr. Mortimer was quick to begin his indictment of the charity circuit."

    - The New York Times, October 21, 2007

    See this page for etymology.

    October 21, 2007

  • Or her cups.

    April 22, 2009

  • I always associate the phrase with classical East Asian cultures wherein women didn't (or were not supposed to) partake.

    Though of course I go into my cups regularly to make up for all that ^^

    April 22, 2009