unbombed

bombed

[bomd]
adjective Slang.
1.
completely intoxicated; drunk.
2.
completely under the influence of drugs; high.

Origin:
1935–40; bomb + -ed2

unbombed, adjective
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bombed (bɒmd)
 
adj
slang under the influence of alcohol or drugs (esp in the phrase bombed out of one's mindorskull)

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bomb
1580s, from Fr. bombe, from It. bomba, probably from L. bombus "a deep, hollow noise; a buzzing or booming sound," from Gk. bombos "deep and hollow sound," echoic. Originally of mortar shells, etc.; modern sense of "explosive device placed by hand or dropped from airplane" is 1909. Meaning "old car"
is from 1953. Meaning "success" is from 1954 (late 1990s slang the bomb "the best" is probably a fresh formation); opposite sense of "a failure" is from 1963. The bomb "atomic bomb" is from 1945. Bomber as a type of military aircraft is from 1917. Bombed "drunk" is from 1959.
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