plastered
adjective Date: 1902 drunk, intoxicated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plastered — plastered; un·plastered; …   English syllables

  • plastered — (adj.) coated with plaster, late 14c., pp. adjective from PLASTER (Cf. plaster) (v.). Slang meaning very drunk attested by 1912, perhaps from plaster in medical sense of to apply a remedy to; to soothe (see PLASTER (Cf. plaster) (n.)), hence to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • plastered — [adj] drunk bashed, blitzed*, bombed*, boozed up*, buzzed*, crocked*, dead drunk*, dead to the world*, drinking, drunk as a skunk*, drunken, feeling good*, feeling no pain*, flushed*, flying*, fried*, gone*, groggy, half crocked*, half in the… …   New thesaurus

  • plastered — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ very drunk …   English terms dictionary

  • plastered — [plas′tərd] adj. [pp. of PLASTER: orig. military slang] Slang intoxicated; drunk …   English World dictionary

  • plastered — [[t]plɑ͟ːstə(r)d, plæ̱s [/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ prep/adv If something is plastered to a surface, it is sticking to the surface. His hair was plastered down to his scalp by the rain. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ, usu ADJ with/in n If something or someone… …   English dictionary

  • plastered — mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ She’s really plastered. □ She’s so plastered she can’t see …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Plastered — Plaster Plas ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plastered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plastering}.] [Cf. OF. plastrer to plaster (in sense 2), F. pl[^a]trer.] 1. To cover with a plaster, as a wound or sore. [1913 Webster] 2. To overlay or cover with plaster, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plastered — plas|tered [ˈpla:stəd US ˈplæstərd] adj [not before noun] informal very drunk ▪ Chris was plastered after five beers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Plastered — Another word for loaded. In other words you have had rather too much to drink down your local. It has nothing to do with being covered with plaster though anything is possible when you are plastered …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • plastered — adj Drunk, intoxicated. He was so plastered we had to roll him down the embankment to the car. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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