Definitions

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

  • adjective Drunk; intoxicated.

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  • adjective UK, slang Very drunk.

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  • adjective very drunk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From sozzle, to splash, loll about, be lazy, from earlier sossle, probably from soss, to splash in mud, fall heavily, of imitative origin.]

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  • See sloe. "Sozzled journalists had often been known to indulge when officebound without much happening for them to report. Hence the expression'sloe news day'. -https://www.wordnik.com/users/bilby

    June 17, 2015