as pissed as a newt

Australian Slang
drunk

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  • pissed as a newt — adjective Drunk to the point of incapacity, inebriated. Syn: paralytic …   Wiktionary

  • (as) pissed as a newt — (as) pissed as a ˈnewt idiom (BrE) very drunk Main entry: ↑pissedidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • As pissed as a newt — drunk …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pissed — [pıst] adj [not before noun] informal 1.) BrE drunk ▪ They rolled in pissed at three in the morning. pissed as a newt/pissed out of your head (=extremely drunk) 2.) AmE ↑pissed off …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pissed — adjective 1 BrE spoken drunk: They rolled in pissed at three in the morning. | pissed as a newt/pissed out of your head (=extremely drunk) 2 AmE spoken an impolite word meaning annoyed, disappointed, or unhappy: Oh God, I m really pissed, I… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pissed — • unlike the American version of the word (which means annoyed ), this is the most common slang term for being drunk. Other variants are pissed up , pissed as arseholes , pissed as a fart , pissed as a newt etc …   Londonisms dictionary

  • pissed — /pɪst / (say pist) Colloquial (taboo) –adjective 1. drunk. 2. disgruntled; irritated; thoroughly discontent: I was really pissed when she got the job instead of me. –phrase 3. pissed as a newt (or parrot), extremely drunk. 4. pissed off,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pissed* —  1. Drunk. Also numerous expressions, e.g. pissed as a newt, pissed up to the eyebrows Very drunk.  2. pissed on from a great height Severely reprimanded …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • newt — noun a small lizard like amphibian in the family Salamandridae that lives in the water as an adult. Syn: salamander, eft See Also: pissed as a newt …   Wiktionary

  • pissed as a coot /fart /newt — Phrs. Very drunk …   English slang and colloquialisms


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