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(as) drunk as a lord

Definition of (as) drunk as a lord


  1. :  extremely drunk

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : past participle of drink

  1. :  having the faculties impaired by alcohol

    :  having a level of alcohol in the blood that exceeds a maximum prescribed by law

    :  dominated by an intense feeling

  1. :  a period of drinking to intoxication or of being intoxicated

    :  one who is drunk

    :  drunkard

  1. :  one having power and authority over others:

    :  a ruler by hereditary right or preeminence to whom service and obedience are due

    :  one of whom a fee or estate is held in feudal tenure

  1. :  to act like a lord

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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