- 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