in a bad light

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light definition


  1. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. : I began to feel a little light along about the fourth beer.
  2. n.
    an eye. (Crude. Usually plural.) : You want I should poke your lights out?
  3. n.
    a police car. : A couple of lights turned the corner just as the robbers were pulling away.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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