in one's cups
phrasal drunk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's cups — {adj. phr.}, {literary} Drunk. * /The man was in his cups and talking very loudly./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's cups — {adj. phr.}, {literary} Drunk. * /The man was in his cups and talking very loudly./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's cups — ► in one s cups informal drunk. Main Entry: ↑cup …   English terms dictionary

  • in one's cups — phrasal : in a state of intoxication : drunk blurted out the story while in his cups * * * in one s cups Under the influence of alcohol, drunk • • • Main Entry: ↑cup * * * informal drunk …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's cups — idi in one s cups, intoxicated; drunk …   From formal English to slang

  • in one's cups — adjective Drunk; in the act of consuming alcohol liberally. [T]he natives were an honest, social race of jolly roysterers, who had no objection to a drinking bout, and were very merry in their cups …   Wiktionary

  • in\ one's\ cups — adj. phr. literary Drunk. The man was in his cups and talking very loudly …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's cups — Drunk, drunken, intoxicated, inebriated, tipsy, fuddled, muddled, maudlin, disguised, mellow, in liquor, half seas over, three sheets in the wind, has had a drop too much …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • in one's cups — informal drunk. → cup …   English new terms dictionary

  • To be in one's cups — Cup Cup (k[u^]p), n. [AS. cuppe, LL. cuppa cup; cf. L. cupa tub, cask; cf. also Gr. ky ph hut, Skr. k[=u]pa pit, hollow, OSlav. kupa cup. Cf. {Coop}, {Cupola}, {Cowl} a water vessel, and {Cob}, {Coif}, {Cop}.] 1. A small vessel, used commonly to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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