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

Word History


from past participle of bevvy entry 2

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bevvied was in 1960

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“Bevvied.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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