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sloshed

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adjective Slang.
  1. drunk.
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Origin of sloshed

First recorded in 1945–50; slosh + -ed2

slosh

[slosh]
verb (used without object)
  1. to splash or move through water, mud, or slush.
  2. (of a liquid) to move about actively within a container.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to stir or splash (something) around in a fluid: to slosh the mop in the pail.
  2. to splash (liquid) clumsily or haphazardly: She sloshed tea all over her new suit. They sloshed the paint over the wall.
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noun
  1. watery mire or partly melted snow; slush.
  2. the lap or splash of liquid: the slosh of waves against the shore.
  3. a small quantity of liquid: a slosh of milk in the pail.
  4. a watery or weak drink.
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Origin of slosh

1805–15; perhaps blend of slop1 and slush
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sloshed

adjective
  1. mainly British a slang word for drunk
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slosh

noun
  1. watery mud, snow, etc
  2. British slang a heavy blow
  3. the sound of splashing liquid
  4. a popular dance with a traditional routine of steps, kicks, and turns performed in lines
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verb
  1. (tr; foll by around, on, in, etc) informal to throw or pour (liquid)
  2. (when intr, often foll by about or around) informal
    1. to shake or stir (something) in a liquid
    2. (of a person) to splash (around) in water, etc
  3. (tr) British slang to deal a heavy blow to
  4. (usually foll by about or around) informal to shake (a container of liquid) or (of liquid within a container) to be shaken
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Derived Formssloshy, adjective

Word Origin

C19: variant of slush, influenced by slop 1
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Word Origin and History for sloshed

adj.

"drunk," c.1900, colloquial, past participle adjective from slosh (v.).

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slosh

n.

1814, "slush, sludge, a watery mess," probably a blend of slush and slop (n.1) in its Middle English sense of "muddy place."

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slosh

v.

"to splash about in mud or wet," 1844, from slosh (n.). Meaning "to pour carelessly" is recorded from 1875. Related: Sloshed; sloshing.

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