slap happy

slaphappy

[slap-hap-ee]
adjective, slaphappier, slaphappiest. Informal.
1.
severely befuddled; punch-drunk: a slaphappy boxer.
2.
agreeably giddy or foolish: After a martini he was slaphappy.
3.
cheerfully irresponsible: a slaphappy crowd.

Origin:
1935–40; slap1 + happy

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  1. mod.
    silly; giddy. : I get slap happy when I have to stay up this late.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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