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pickled

[pik-uh ld] /ˈpɪk əld/
adjective
1.
preserved or steeped in brine or other liquid.
2.
Slang. drunk; intoxicated.
3.
(of wood) given an antique appearance by applying and partly removing paint or by bleaching.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; pickle1 + -ed2
Related forms
unpickled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un pickled

pickled

/ˈpɪkəld/
adjective
1.
preserved in a pickling liquid
2.
(informal) intoxicated; drunk
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Word Origin and History for un pickled

pickled

adj.

"drunk," American English slang, 1900, figurative past participle adjective from pickle (v.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for un pickled

pickled

adjective

Drunk; soused (1842+)


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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