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adjectiveinformal North American
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
- ‘And by the time the first support band came on, I was pleasantly squiffed.’
- ‘Christina's friend Susan brought her new squeeze Mark to the bash, and there was another couple of non-bloggers there that I was just too squiffed to get their name into long-term RAM storage.’
- ‘Oh, how about Laura Nyro's ‘Sweet Blindness’ - a wonderful ode to the delights of getting more than a little squiffed!’
Late 19th century variant of squiffy.
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