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polluted

[puh-loo-tid] /pəˈlu tɪd/
adjective
1.
made unclean or impure; contaminated; tainted:
swimming in polluted waters.
2.
Slang. drunk.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see pollute, -ed2
Related forms
pollutedness, noun
unpolluted, adjective
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polluted

/pəˈluːtɪd/
adjective
1.
made unclean or impure; contaminated
2.
(US, slang) intoxicated; drunk
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Word Origin and History for un polluted

polluted

adj.

c.1400, "rendered impure or unclean," past participle adjective from pollute (v.). Meaning "drunk" is from 1912, American English slang; ecological sense is from 1888.

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Slang definitions & phrases for un polluted

polluted

adjective

Drunk (1912+)


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