coked-up

adjective
\¦kōkt-ˈəp \
variants: or less commonly coked \¦kōkt \

Definition of coked-up 

informal

: high on cocaine Depending on whom you listen to, he was either too lazy, too broke or too coked-up to go out on assignment …— Anna Quindlen, Newsweek, 2 June 2003 Two men, two friends, enter a place of business, both—to use the vernacular—coked to the gills.— Lucius Shepard, Playboy, September 1986

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First Known Use of coked-up

1924, in the meaning defined above

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