spaced out

spaced-out

[speyst-out]
adjective Slang.
1.
dazed or stupefied because of the influence of narcotic drugs.
2.
dreamily or eerily out of touch with reality or seemingly so; spacey.
Also, spaced.


Origin:
1965–70, Americanism; on the pattern of phrasal verbs with out marking perfectivity; space apparently by association with “outer space” as, metaphorically, a place outside normal consciousness

self-spaced, adjective
unspaced, adjective
well-spaced, adjective
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spaced out
 
adj
slang Often shortened to: spaced intoxicated through or as if through taking a drug

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spaced (out) definition


and spacy
  1. mod.
    silly; giddy. : I have such spaced out parents!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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