Meaning of Brahms and Liszt in English:

Brahms and Liszt

Pronunciation /brɑːmzən(d)ˈlɪst/


informal British predicative
  • Drunk.

    • ‘During the weekend in the capital Tallinn, while getting totally Brahms and Liszt on a crawl of the bars, he bumped into (perhaps not surprising given his inebriated state) the president of the Estonian Rugby Federation.’
    • ‘How the heck would I know, I'm completely Brahms and Liszt.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin


1930s rhyming slang for ‘pissed’.