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pickled

[ pik-uhld ]
/ ˈpɪk əld /
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adjective

preserved or steeped in brine or other liquid.
Slang. drunk; intoxicated.
(of wood) given an antique appearance by applying and partly removing paint or by bleaching.

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Origin of pickled

First recorded in 1545–55; pickle1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM pickled

un·pick·led, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pickled

pickled
/ (ˈpɪkəld) /

adjective

preserved in a pickling liquid
informal intoxicated; drunk
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