Definition of pie-eyed in English:


Translate pie-eyed into Spanish


  • Very drunk.

    • ‘we were all pie-eyed from the wine’
    • ‘After the night of drunken crime and pie-eyed vandalism that ravaged the country on St Patrick's day, plans are afoot to move the date of the festival for next year's celebration.’
    • ‘But two others are second-time novelists, although even the most pie-eyed punter would hardly call either a favourite.’
    • ‘And in the length of time it took for us to smoke a cigarette, he'd become completely pie-eyed.’
    • ‘Looking along the street towards the snow-sugared mountains in the distance, packs of pie-eyed youths stagger out of bars, shrieking and lumbering around inelegantly like something out of a painting by Bosch.’
    • ‘‘Quite pie-eyed,’ said her sister, who'd been listening in.’
    • ‘So while I'm sat there, pie-eyed at the screen, she told him how a shop assistant in Los Angeles thought she was pregnant, asking ‘when's it due?’’
    • ‘Of course, if you're not driving you can drink, and plenty of visitors do, paying their own peculiar homage to the past by getting pie-eyed in every bar that Hemingway ever visited.’
    • ‘Toulouse Lautrec was usually pie-eyed on absinthe, while Ernest Hemingway wrote much of his best prose plastered.’
    • ‘On an especially pleasant June night, he picked up a quintet of pie-eyed college girls.’
    • ‘Though pie-eyed, she managed to stagger through, but swore she would never again drink before a performance.’
    • ‘On the other hand, it is hardly good manners to stumbled pie-eyed into somebody else's house.’
    • ‘At the end, he's too pie-eyed to go on, so his professor-host, who loves his poetry but hates him, has to read the drunk's poems in his place.’
    • ‘Proving themselves worthy of all the attention they're garnering south of the border, this group of lunatics were the ones to finally get the slack-jawed, pie-eyed crowd moving.’
    • ‘There is enough 150-year-old whiskey resting underground where the old river queen sank to get 130,000 people pie-eyed.’
    • ‘But humans are nothing if not ingenious and when they wanted to get pie-eyed they never really needed a tavern.’
    intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin



/ˈpīˌīd/ /ˈpaɪˌaɪd/