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on the sauce

adjective phrase

Drinking liquor, esp heavily: on the sauce in a charming school-boy way

[1970s+; sauce, ''liquor,'' is found by 1940]

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