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drunk dial

or drunk-di·al

[ druhngk-dahy-uhl, -dahyl ]
/ ˈdrʌŋkˈdaɪ əl, -ˈdaɪl /
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verb (used with or without object)
to phone (someone) while intoxicated: How can you avoid drunk dialing? Have you ever drunk-dialed an ex-girlfriend?
noun
a phone call made by someone who is intoxicated.
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Origin of drunk dial

First recorded in 1995–2000

OTHER WORDS FROM drunk dial

drunk dialer, noun
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