as tight as a newt

Australian Slang
extremely drunk

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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

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  • newt, pissed (tight or drunk) as a —  Very drunk …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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