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well-oiled

[wel-oild] /ˈwɛlˈɔɪld/
adjective
1.
operating with efficiency:
a well-oiled department.
2.
Slang. drunk.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40
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British Dictionary definitions for well oiled

well-oiled

adjective
1.
(well oiled when postpositive) (informal) drunk
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Slang definitions & phrases for well oiled

well-oiled

adjective

Drunk: He happened to be well-oiled, as was usually the case (1900s+)


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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