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boiled

[boild] /bɔɪld/
adjective, Slang.
1.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; boil1 + -ed2
Related forms
half-boiled, adjective
semiboiled, adjective
unboiled, adjective
well-boiled, adjective
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Slang definitions & phrases for half-boiled

boiled

adjective
  1. Drunk (1890s+)
  2. Angry
Related Terms

hard-boiled, hard-boiled egg


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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