bev·​vied | \ ˈbe-vēd How to pronounce bevvied (audio) \
variants: or bevvied up

Definition of bevvied

British, informal
: drunk, intoxicated He's pretty bevvied. His whisper is hard, an ah can smell the whisky oan his breath.— Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting, 1993 … they could go out on the town all weekend and get bevvied and their parents never knew.— Kate Muir, West Coast, 2008 … the crowd of more than 73,000 gathered to get bevvied up, put their money down and roar home their fancies … — Barry Glendenning, “Aintree”, The Observer (England), 10 Apr. 2011

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First Known Use of bevvied

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bevvied

from past participle of bevvy entry 2

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“Bevvied.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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