adjective Slang.
drunk; inebriated.

1875–80; dial. sozzle confused state, sloppy person (earlier sossle; akin to souse) + -ed3 Unabridged
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sozzled (ˈsɒzəld)
an informal word for drunk
[C19: perhaps from obsolete sozzle stupor; related to souse1]

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Word Origin & History

"drunk," 1886, from sozzle "to mix or mingle sloppily" (1836).
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Example sentences
He would much prefer to stay in his bed on a rainy night when a sozzled sales executive telephones and demands the key.
The good fairies virtually carry it all, outside of a sozzled court jester who shows up giddily in one short scene.
Then a sozzled client drags him away jeering that he always steals the booze.
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