sozzled

[ soz-uh ld ]
/ ˈsɒz əld /

adjective Slang.

drunk; inebriated.

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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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