Slewed Slewed, a. Somewhat drunk. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

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  • slewed —    drunk    Not going straight:     Mr Hornby was just a bit slewed by the liquor he d taken. (Russell, c.1900)    Also as half slewed, where as usual the half equals the whole …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • slewed — AND slewy; slued; sloughed (up)[slud AND “slui, slud...] mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Wallace is too slewed to drive. □ She knows how to stop drinking before she gets slewy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • slewed — adjective Somewhat drunk …   Wiktionary

  • Slewed — lost, especially in the bush …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • slewed — Australian Slang lost, especially in the bush …   English dialects glossary

  • slewed — adj drunk. The word (formerly sometimes spelled slued ) has been used in this sense since the mid 19th century …   Contemporary slang

  • slewed — adj. (Slang) drunk, intoxicated by alcohol sluː n. huge amount, large quantity (Slang) n. slough, marsh, bog, swamp; slue, act of turning or rotating v. slue; turn around, rotate, pivot; turn to the side, veer off to the side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slewed — /slud/ (say sloohd) verb 1. past tense and past participle of slew2. –adjective Colloquial 2. lost; astray. 3. intoxicated; drunk …   Australian English dictionary

  • slewed —  Drunk …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • slewed — I. üd adjective Etymology: from past participle of slew (III) (to twist) : somewhat intoxicated : tipsy II. adjective Etymology: slew ( …   Useful english dictionary

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