1. intoxicated, inebriated, inebriate, inebrious, bibacious, crapulent, crapulous; drunken, sodden, besotted, sotted, sottish, awash, Literary. in one's cups; under the weather; saturated, soused, full, Scot. fou; tipsy, grogged, Archaic. groggy, fuddled, muddled, obfuscated, woozy, bleary-eyed, pie-eyed, glassy-eyed; far-gone, stupefied, staggering, staggering drunk, drunk as a lord, drunk as a piper, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as a skunk or owl; merry, happy, gay, jolly; maudlin.
2.All Inf. boozy, tight, lit, lit up, lit to the gills, illuminated, liquored-up; half seas over, three or four sheets to the wind, under the sauce, off-color; pickled, lathered, high, high as a kite, fried to one's tonsils, full to the back teeth, primed to the sticking point; mellow, have a jag on, feeling good, feeling no pain; blind, blind drunk, dead drunk, paralyzed, out of it, out cold, out, under the table, helpless, passed-out, in bed with one's boots on.
3.All Sl. loaded, lubricated, oiled well-oiled, stewed, stewed to the gills, tanked, fried, boiled, Brit. pissed, Brit. bevied; primed, gassed, bombed, stoned, zonked, ripped, blitzed, scrooched, whiffed, whoozled; polluted, crocked, cocked, cocked to the gills, cockeyed, canned, sloshed, squiffy, potted, plastered, sozzled, crocko; stiff, ossified, stinko, stinking, plotched, shelacked, swacked, screwed, blotto, smashed, skunk-drunk.
4. excited, breathless, exuberant; exhilarated, invigorated, stimulated, animated, inspirited; ecstatic, enraptured, transported, abandoned; fervid, fervent, ardent, impassioned, passionate; inflamed, enflamed, fired-up, heated, hot, red-hot; flushed, feverish, delirious.
5. drunkard, inebriate, sot, soak, tosspot, toper, bibber, bibbler, Obs., Rare. biberon, barfly; alcoholic, chronic alcoholic or drunk, dipsomaniac; drinker, hard drinker, problem drinker, serious drinker; All Inf. guzzler, swiller, soaker, sponge, lovepot; All Sl. boozer, boozehound, lush, souse, rummy, wino, alchy, juicehead, juicer, hooch hound, gin hound, swillbelly, swillpot, stew, stewbum, elbow-bender, elbow-crooker.
6. drinking-bout, compotation, guzzle, drunken carousal or revelry, bacchanal, bacchanalia; spree, fling, carouse, carousal, revel, revelry, wassail, Scot. randy; All Sl. binge, bender, bust, toot, tear, bat, jag, Brit. pub-crawl.

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