spifflicated

adj Drunk, intoxicated. You're so spifflicated you can barely walk; you certainly can't drive. 1920s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

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  • spifflicated — AND spificated [“spiflakedad AND “spifakedad] mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ Mrs. Wilmington Thorpe drank champagne until she was nearly spifflicated. □ Being spif icated on champagne is not as bad as it sounds …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • spifflicated —    drunk    Originally, beaten up, although the EDD gives dialect meanings which include to confound or kill, which are the more normal imageries of intoxication. The slang shortened form is spiffed …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • paralysed —    very drunk    And immobile:     Dead drunk, paralysed, spifflicated. (Chandler, 1953) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • spiflicated — /ˈspɪfləkeɪtəd/ (say spifluhkaytuhd) Colloquial –verb 1. past participle of spiflicate. –adjective 2. drunk. Also, spifflicated …   Australian English dictionary

  • spif icated — Go to spifflicated …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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