sozzled

[ soz-uh ld ]
/ ˈsɒz əld /

adjective Slang.

drunk; inebriated.

Nearby words

  1. soyinka, wole,
  2. soyuz,
  3. soz ,
  4. sozzini,
  5. sozzini, fausto,
  6. sp,
  7. sp gr,
  8. sp.,
  9. sp. gr.,
  10. sp. ht

Origin of sozzled

1875–80; dial. sozzle confused state, sloppy person (earlier sossle; akin to souse1) + -ed3; cf. soused

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British Dictionary definitions for sozzled

sozzled

/ (ˈsɒzəld) /

adjective

an informal word for drunk

Word Origin for sozzled

C19: perhaps from obsolete sozzle stupor; related to souse 1

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Word Origin and History for sozzled

sozzled

adj.

"drunk," 1886, from sozzle "to mix or mingle sloppily" (1836).

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