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. 2001.

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  • sozzled — drunk, 1886, from sozzle to mix or mingle sloppily (1836) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sozzled — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ very drunk. ORIGIN from dialect sozzle «mix sloppily», probably of imitative origin …   English terms dictionary

  • sozzled — [säz′əld] adj. [pp. of dial. sozzle, sossle, to mix in a sloppy manner, splash] Informal drunk; intoxicated …   English World dictionary

  • sozzled — AND sossled; sozzly [“sazld AND “sazld, “sazli] mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Man, was she sozzled. □ She was so sozzly she didn’t even know her name, or my name, or anybody’s name …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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

  • sozzled — adjective /ˈsɒzl̩d/ Very drunk …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • sozzled — soz|zled [ˈsɔzəld US ˈsa: ] adj BrE informal drunk …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sozzled — soz·zled || sÉ‘zld / sÉ’zld adj. (Slang) extremely drunk; blottov. wet or splash carelessly; spill without caution; pile up in confusion …   English contemporary dictionary

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