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sloshed

adjective zero derivation
Sloshed, adj. Under the influence of alcohol, being excessively intoxicated. Someone who has drank a large amount of alcohol and the liquids are now sloshing around in their stomach.
 
Sloshed is used to refer to people who appear very drunk and look as if they are under the influence of heavy alcohol. It is used to describe people who have consumed large quantities of alcohol and have the common drunk features such as flushed cheeks, difficulty standing, slurred speech and the constant need to use the restroom.
Etymology : Sloshed is formed through the zero derivation of the word slosh or slush, which means the slapping, sloshing or splashing sound of liquids. Sloshed comes from the word slosh which is a combination or blending of the words slush and slop, it refers to something muddy or wet and comes f From Middle English. Sloshed has been recorded as meaning drunk in the past, and dates back to the 1900's but only recently has it become popular . Slosh now means to 'slosh' around in ones stomach, or in other words for liquid to splash around in ones stomach.
Source : "Your looking pretty sloshed in all your photos" Conversation with friends, October 2008
Last modified: 2 December 2008


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