coked-up

adjective
\ ¦kōkt-ˈəp How to pronounce coked-up (audio) \
variants: or less commonly coked \ ¦kōkt How to pronounce coked (audio) \

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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“Coked-up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coked-up. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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