plastered

[ plas-terd, plah-sterd ]
/ ˈplæs tərd, ˈplɑ stərd /

adjective Slang.

Origin of plastered

First recorded in 1910–15; plaster + -ed2

Definition for plastered (2 of 2)

plaster
[ plas-ter, plah-ster ]
/ ˈplæs tər, ˈplɑ stər /

noun

verb (used with object)

Origin of plaster

before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Medieval Latin plastrum plaster (both medical and building senses), aphetic variant of Latin emplastrum < Greek émplastron salve, alteration of émplaston, neuter of émplastos daubed; see em-2, -plast

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British Dictionary definitions for plastered (1 of 2)

plastered
/ (ˈplɑːstəd) /

adjective

slang intoxicated; drunk

British Dictionary definitions for plastered (2 of 2)

plaster
/ (ˈplɑːstə) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of plaster

plasterer, nounplastery, adjective

Word Origin for plaster

Old English, from Medieval Latin plastrum medicinal salve, building plaster, via Latin from Greek emplastron curative dressing, from em- + plassein to form
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Medicine definitions for plastered

plaster
[ plăstər ]

n.

Plaster of Paris.
A pastelike mixture applied to a part of the body for healing or cosmetic purposes.
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