[ blot-oh ]
/ ˈblɒt oʊ /
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adjective Slang.
very drunk; so drunk as to be unconscious or not know what one is doing.
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Origin of blotto

1915–20; blot1 (v.) + -o
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How to use blotto in a sentence

  • He used to come very nasty sometimes, and once or twice he was fair blotto!

    The Air Pirate|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • She wasn't exactly blotto, but she had evidently laid a good foundation for a first-class jag.

    Murder in the Gunroom|Henry Beam Piper
  • We ceased to think there was any harm in being occasionally "blotto" at night, or in employing the picturesque army word "bloody."

    Tell England|Ernest Raymond

British Dictionary definitions for blotto

/ (ˈblɒtəʊ) /

slang unconscious, esp through drunkenness

Word Origin for blotto

C20: from blot 1 (vb); compare blot out
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