strung out
adjective Date: circa 1959 1. physically debilitated (as from long-term drug addiction) 2. addicted to a drug 3. intoxicated or stupefied from drug use

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  • strung out — {adj.}, {slang}, {colloquial} 1. Nervous, jittery, jumpy; generally ill because of drug use or withdrawal symptoms. * /The only explanation I can think of for Max s behavior is that he must be strung out./ 2. To suffer because of a lack of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • strung out — {adj.}, {slang}, {colloquial} 1. Nervous, jittery, jumpy; generally ill because of drug use or withdrawal symptoms. * /The only explanation I can think of for Max s behavior is that he must be strung out./ 2. To suffer because of a lack of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Strung Out — Datos generales Origen Simi Valley, California, Estados Unidos Información  …   Wikipedia Español

  • strung-out — adj [not before noun] informal 1.) strongly affected by a drug, so that you cannot react normally = ↑high strung out on ▪ strung out on drugs 2.) extremely tired and worried …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • strung out — [ ,strʌŋ aut ] adjective INFORMAL 1. ) under the influence of illegal drugs: strung out on: He was clearly strung out on heroin. a ) unable to act normally because you have used illegal drugs for a long time 2. ) very tired, nervous, and worried …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Strung Out — Strung Out …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Strung Out — est un groupe de punk rock, fondé en 1992 aux États Unis. Leur musique est un mélange de punk rock et de métal. Ils sont édités sur le label Fat Wreck Chords . Membres du groupe Jason Cruz au chant Rob Ramos à la guitare Jake Kiley à la guitare… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • strung-out — strung′ out′ adj. Slang. 1) cvb sts severely debilitated from alcohol or drugs 2) addicted to a drug 3) cvb sts physically or emotionally exhausted …   From formal English to slang

  • Strung Out — Infobox musical artist Name = Strung Out Img capt = Strung Out in Adelaide, July 2008. Img size = 320px Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Genre = Punk rock Melodic hardcore Years active = 1992 ndash;present Label = Fat Wreck …   Wikipedia

  • strung out — 1. AND strung (up) mod. drug intoxicated and bewildered. (Drugs.) □ Ziggy is really strung out lately. What’s he shooting now? □ Tim is sort of strung out and doesn’t even remember what he took. 2. mod. badly addicted to heroin; dissipated by… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • strung out — 1) ADJ: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ prep If things are strung out somewhere, they are spread out in a line. Colleges, temples and administrative buildings were strung out on the north side of the river. 2) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ on n If… …   English dictionary

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