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sozzled

[ soz-uhld ]
/ ˈsɒz əld /
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adjective Slang.
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Origin of sozzled

First recorded in 1875–80; dialectal 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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