stoned

[ stohnd ]
/ stoʊnd /

adjective Slang.

intoxicated or dazed from drugs; high (sometimes followed by out): to be stoned out on pot.

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Origin of stoned

1475–85 for sense “pelted with stones”; 1950–55 for current senses; stone + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM stoned

un·stoned, adjective

Definition for stoned (2 of 2)

Origin of stone

before 900; (noun) Middle English stan, sto(o)n, Old English stān; cognate with Dutch steen, German Stein, Old Norse steinn, Gothic stains; akin to Greek stī́a pebble, Latin stīria icicle; (v.) Middle English stanen, stonen, derivative of the noun; (adj. and adv.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM stone

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stone

boulder cobblestone granule pebble rock stone
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British Dictionary definitions for stoned (1 of 3)

stoned
/ (stəʊnd) /

adjective

slang under the influence of drugs or alcohol

British Dictionary definitions for stoned (2 of 3)

Stone
/ (stəʊn) /

noun

Oliver. born 1946, US film director and screenwriter: his films include Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), Alexander (2004), and World Trade Center (2006)
Sharon. born 1958, US film actress: her films include Basic Instinct (1991), Casino (1995), and Cold Creek Manor (2003)

British Dictionary definitions for stoned (3 of 3)

stone
/ (stəʊn) /

noun

adverb

(in combination) completelystone-cold; stone-dead

verb (tr)

Derived forms of stone

stonable or stoneable, adjectivestoneless, adjectivestonelessness, nounstonelike, adjective

Word Origin for stone

Old English stān; related to Old Saxon stēn, German Stein, Old Norse steinn, Gothic stains, Greek stion pebble
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Medical definitions for stoned

stone
[ stōn ]

n.

calculus
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Scientific definitions for stoned

stone
[ stōn ]

Rock, especially when used in construction.
The hard, woody inner layer (the endocarp) of a drupe such as a cherry or peach. Not in scientific use.
See calculus.
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Idioms and Phrases with stoned

stone

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