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sozzled

[soz-uh ld]
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adjective Slang.
  1. drunk; inebriated.

Origin of sozzled

1875–80; dial. sozzle confused state, sloppy person (earlier sossle; akin to souse1) + -ed3; cf. soused
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British Dictionary definitions for sozzled

sozzled

adjective
  1. an informal word for drunk

Word Origin

C19: perhaps from obsolete sozzle stupor; related to souse 1
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Word Origin and History for sozzled

adj.

"drunk," 1886, from sozzle "to mix or mingle sloppily" (1836).

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