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drunk

2 adjective
     
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drunk2
1 [not before noun]MI unable to control your behaviour, speech etc because you have drunk too much alcohol [≠ sober]:
You're drunk.
David would get drunk and I would have to take him home and put him to bed.
drunk on
He was drunk on beer and whisky.
blind drunk British English (=very drunk)
All she wants to do is get blind drunk.
drunk as a lord also drunk as a skunk (=very drunk)
He turned up one morning, drunk as a lord.
2

being drunk and disorderly

SCC law the crime of behaving in a violent noisy way in a public place when you are drunk
3

drunk on/with something

so excited by a feeling that you behave in a strange way:
drunk with happiness

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