gassed

adjective
\ ˈgast How to pronounce gassed (audio) \

Definition of gassed

1 slang : drunk sense 1a
2 slang : drained of energy : spent, exhausted

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he likes to go out and get gassed on weekends
Recent Examples on the Web And that, combined with a gassed lineup of players who had scratched and clawed to lead by four points in the fourth-quarter in Houston on Friday before losing, didn’t help the circumstances. Nathan Brown, Indianapolis Star, "Pacers stuck in neutral with series of injuries after season's first two big tests," 17 Nov. 2019 Outside of some bursts of energy from captain Jonathan Spector, Orlando City’s back line looked gassed to start the match. Jordan Culver, Pro Soccer USA, "Orlando City’s fatigue obvious in loss to Montreal Impact," 24 June 2018 After flashing the breakneck speed of forward Garrett Roe on O'Neill's goal and the quick reaction of Greenway on his rebound tally, the U.S. suddenly looked gassed. Stephen Whyno, chicagotribune.com, "Slovenia stuns United States in Olympic hockey opener," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of gassed

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of gassed was in 1863

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6 Dec 2019

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“Gassed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gassed. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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