Sozzle
Sozzle Soz"zle, n. 1. One who spills water or other liquids carelessly; specifically, a sluttish woman. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

2. A mass, or heap, confusedly mingled. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Sozzle — Soz zle, v. t. [Freq. from soss, v.] 1. To splash or wet carelessly; as, to sozzle the feet in water. [Local, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] 2. To heap up in confusion. [Prov. Eng.] Forby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sozzle — ˈsäzəl verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: alteration of earlier sossle, probably freq. of soss (II) transitive verb 1. : to wash by splashing : splash, souse 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • sozzle — v. wet or splash carelessly; spill without caution; pile up in confusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sozzle —    to drink to excess    Originally, to splash and in America, to soak or dowse:     Life in India is horribly artificial and meaningless... It s just sozzling in the club and general scandal or petty romance. (Royle, 1989, quoting from a letter… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • sozzle — soz·zle …   English syllables

  • sozzle — [“sazl] in. to drink to excess. (See also sozzled; sozzler.) □ The guys are sozzling over at John’s place. □ I wish you’d stop coming home every night and sozzling to oblivion …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • sozzled — adjective Etymology: sozzle to splash, intoxicate, alteration of sossle, probably frequentative of British dialect soss to mess Date: circa 1880 drunk, intoxicated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sozzled — /soz euhld/, adj. Slang. drunk; inebriated. [1875 80; dial. sozzle confused state, sloppy person (earlier sossle; akin to SOUSE) + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sozzled — drunk (obsolete sozzle drunken stupor (akin to souse )) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • sozzled — Australian Slang drunk (obsolete sozzle drunken stupor (akin to souse )) …   English dialects glossary

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