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View synonyms for screwed

screwed

[ skrood ]

adjective

  1. fastened with screws.
  2. having grooves like a screw; threaded.
  3. twisted; awry.
  4. Slang. bilked; cheated.
  5. Chiefly British Slang. drunk; intoxicated.


screwed

/ skruːd /

adjective

  1. fastened by a screw or screws
  2. having spiral grooves like a screw; threaded
  3. twisted or distorted
  4. See drunk
    a slang word for drunk


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Word History and Origins

Origin of screwed1

First recorded in 1640–50; screw + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

A lot of those people were well-meaning but really, really screwed up.

More specifically, however, it focused on how the media screwed just about every single thing up.

The Democrats are screwed with these people, in these states.

Of course, the Republicans are screwed in a lot of places, too.

If you are young you must do more than sing about screwed-up relationships, you have them, too (Rihanna).

He put his hand to his belt, screwed up his mug, and said he felt plumb et up inside.

The Seneschal combed his beard and screwed up his pale eyes until they vanished in the cushions of his cheeks.

The inner tube has an internal flanch, to which a flat circular plate is screwed to close up the tube.

And as he said this he rose, screwed up the sheet of thin note-paper, and tossed it into the waste-paper basket.

I am sure youre a sight, she commented, with sisterly frankness; all doubled up and your forehead screwed into knots.

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