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blotto

[blot-oh] /ˈblɒt oʊ/
adjective, Slang.
1.
very drunk; so drunk as to be unconscious or not know what one is doing.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; blot1 (v.) + -o
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British Dictionary definitions for blotto

blotto

/ˈblɒtəʊ/
adjective
1.
(slang) unconscious, esp through drunkenness
Word Origin
C20: from blot1 (vb); compare blot out
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Word Origin and History for blotto
adj.

"drunk," c.1905, from some signification of blot (v.) in its "soak up liquid" meaning.

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Slang definitions & phrases for blotto

blotto

adjective

Drunk: The drivers who are blotto (1900s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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